Learners will illustrate how Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a motivator for all persons, both as an athlete and a philanthropist.
Filter by subjects:
Filter by audience:
Filter by unit » issue area:
find a lesson
Unit: Heroes and Their Impact
Jackie Robinson is a baseball player whose perseverance and strength changed racist attitudes and laws. Participants reflect on Mr. Robinson's actions and make connections to personal actions and to the people they admire today. ...
Learners identify examples of courage from the actions of Jackie Robinson.
Learners identify the motivations of Jackie Robinson. They discuss what could make some people do something difficult even when they are afraid....
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 will illustrate how Jackie Joyner-Kersee is a motivator, both as an athlete and a philanthropist. She demonstrated acts of kindness for the common good through building youth centers across the nation.
Unit: Cultural Competence
Why do we have cultural recognition months? The U.S. calendar of holidays includes months like National Hispanic Heritage Month and National Women's History Month in recognition of groups that have been historically underrepresented in the U.S. This lesson explores why and how we put these...