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Hero's Journey

 

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Hero's Journey

Grades 6 – 12
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Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Preparing for the Journey: An Introduction to the Hero Myth

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.

 

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Calendar Activities

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 14

Star Wars creator George Lucas was born in 1944.

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 26

Memorial Day is observed in the United States today.

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.

 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   3 – 8  |  Activity & Project

Summer Superheroes

Calling all caped crusaders! Invite children to invent a story starring superheroes who have summer super powers.

 

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