Students may draw pictures or do sculptures
of outstanding people in their lives, and explain
why they are important to them.
Arts: (1) Students will write stories or
poems involving a hero, or tell of a time in
their own lives when they were heroes/heroines.
(2) Students will write an original poem or
legend about a hypothetical hero/heroine. (3)
Students will write personal stories about a
hero/heroine in their own families. (4) Students
will read books and stories that tell of heroes
Hold an Olympic-style sports competition. Have
students practice good sportsmanship and exemplary
behavior during the competition that would be
consistent with that of a hero/heroine.
Studies/History: Discuss qualities of outstanding
people in history, politics, or current national
Write plays or find and perform plays that depict
Have students identify outstanding heroes/heroines
in science and do a research study of their
lives and contributions. Classes could plan
a follow-up share fair, wherein students make
models or science projects based on a given
hero/heroine's field of emphasis.
Have students select a hero/heroine from the
music world, tell why they have selected that
person, and share some of the music and instruments
from that person's time.