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Unit: What Does It Take?
Students will become aware of historic figures who have made a difference in our civil society.
Learners listen to the lyrics of the song "Hero" by Mariah Carey. They define what a hero is and reflect on a hero's character traits besides courage.
Learners choose their favorite heroes from the "Star Wars" movies and identify acts of courage. They read about and discuss the traits of a classic hero from literature.
The learners will define courage and relate courage to the concept of a "hero." They will describe the characteristics of a hero. ...
The purpose of this lesson is to identify what it means to be a true hero. The learners will explore character traits of heroes and apply this information to understand why individuals, or organizations might be considered heroes for animal welfare and humane...