|F3. Local Heroes
Social Studies/Language Arts
Students will identify and profile a hero in their community.
What You Need
A tape recorder or notebook to record interviews
with family, friends, or neighbors
What to Do
Ask students to identify a courageous or heroic
individual in their family or their community. They should talk to
family members, friends, and others in the community to help identify
Tell students to tape record or write down details
about what makes this person a hero. Remind students that a hero can be
anyone from a neighborhood child who volunteers, to a heroic pet, to
someone who has overcome a disability.
Have students compose an essay about their hero and
present it to the class.
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