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Hero Awards Lesson Plan
Students will discuss characteristics of heroes and agree upon a definition and examples. They will research the lives of heroes and use graphic organizers for taking notes, writing a presentation in PowerPoint to persuade the audience of the merit of their hero. Finally, Students will present their hero award presentation to their class or community using PowerPoint.

Hero Awards

Lesson Plan Attachments

On-line Resources

  • In Search of a Hero
    A Webquest site that challenges students to define a hero and then nominate one person as "Hero of the Century."
  • The Biography Website
    A website tied to The Biography Channel and Biography Magazine with trivia and information on significant personalities.
  • History Channel
    Website with historical information that can be searched for information on people throughout history.
  • World History
    A timeline of famous people and the era in which they live.
  • Think Different
    A Webquest site that uses the Apple Computer "Think Different" campaign as a starting point for research on one of the many individuals featured in the campaign.
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