When in doubt, go to the library.
You can be generic in your selection of certain heroes from the list, e. The Hero Walk can also be done by asking your students to simply stand or sit at their desks during the reading of the list. For those that feel a person named is a hero, they should stand.
After the Hero Walk activity, class discussion begins: After students have taken their seats, lead your class in a discussion asking questions such as… Based on this activity, would you change your definition of hero from your note card?
If so, what would you change? Which heroes from the list were the most controversial? However, which names of heroes did we have the most in common? Moving away from class discussion and back to lecture mode… Reflection: With both the individually generated definition and now the class-generated hero characteristic definition, ask your students to do the following: Read both note cards silently to themselves.
Have the students write the names of those two heroes at the top of the specific note cards, i. Likewise, who fits the agreed-upon class definition? Are they the same person?
Ask your students to share a story or compose a hero essay about one or both of their specific heroes named on their note cards. This homework assignment may be tailored by the instructor with options including ideas like… Compare and Contrast: Write an essay comparing and contrasting the two heroes that came out of the activity.
Real Life versus Celebrity Heroes Transformation: After the homework assignment is complete, bring the class together later in the week to read aloud select essays. Peer editing sessions can be used before posting essays to Stage of Life. The above lesson can be incorporated as an activity into virtually every novel or history lesson, esp.
While this lesson can be very engaging and fun as a stand-alone activity, using it as a bridge to discuss a larger text and themes will be quite rewarding.
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