Bring classrooms to life with MY HERO's Multimedia Resources. Organized by Grade Level
Resources for Middle School and High School
Use the following resource to honor those who worked to secure voting rights for all and who uphold the values of democracy, including those outlined in the US Constitution.
Use the following Civics lesson plans and resources with students to enrich learning about Voting Rights, the United States Government, the United States Supreme Court, Freedom of the Press, Civil Rights, Children's Rights, and LGBTQ+ History and Heroes
Use the following resource to learn about Juneteenth. Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th, the date Federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas, and enforced the law ending slavery, which was mandated by the Emancipation Proclamation almost two years prior. Texas was the last state to uphold slavery, and it wasn't until June 19, 1865, that the final enslaved people there were granted their freedom.
High School Resources
Middle School Resources
Elementary School Resource
Explore lessons tied to UN Sustainable Development Goals, International UN Observances, human rights and social activism.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted on December 10, 1948.
Share the importance of an independent press with your students this week.
International Youth Day multimedia lesson plan.
International Day of the Girl Multimedia Resources and Lesson Plan
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
For LGBT Pride Month we shine a light on LGBT heroes who have shaped culture.
Social Justice Multimedia Resources
Dalai Lama, the spiritual leader of Tibet in exile and Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
Ron Kovic is an anti-war activist, artist, and former US Marine Corps sergeant.
For Additional Resources and Lesson Plans, Go to the MY HERO Lesson Plan Center
The Social Studies Resource and lesson plans were curated by MY HERO Education Outreach Director Laura Nietzer.
Students can share their Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Explore the MY HERO Teachers Calendar - Each day has a lesson plan or multimedia resource to use with students.
Organizer created on 3/26/2020 2:45:43 PM by Laura Nietzer
Last edited 6/13/2023 2:06:54 PM by Laura Nietzer