What Does It Take?
Students define the attributes of a hero and relate this to people who have improved their communities and the world through philanthropy. They identify historic, political, minority, and local "heroes." who have made a difference through voluntary action for the common good.
Students will identify traits and practices of heroes.
Students will become aware of historic figures who have made a difference in our civil society.
Students will become aware of women and minority figures who have made a difference in a civil society.
Students will become aware of current issues in politics as well as the points of view of the candidates in regard to civic virtue and the creation of a civil society.