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|Grades||6 – 12|
Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students read a variety of picture books that contain elements of the hero’s journey and use an online interactive tool to analyze the stories.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 14
Students use the Hero's Journey interactive to describe how Luke Skywalker meets each stage of his journey, and then brainstorm other works that use the formula.
Grades 5 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  May 29
Observed on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day honors the men and women who died while serving in the United States military. In addition to having celebrations with family and friends, many people visit cemeteries and memorials and place flags on the grave sites of fallen servicemen and women.
Activities & Projects
Grades 3 – 8 | Activity & Project
Calling all caped crusaders! Invite children to invent a story starring superheroes who have summer super powers.