Episode 27 — A Hero's Trail
|Grades||K – 5|
|Podcast Series||Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published September 15, 2010|
Music in this podcast is provided by Freeplay Music.
Grades 3 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  January 11
Students explore the definition of a hero and use the interactive Venn diagram to identify the most common characteristics of a hero.
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.
Activities & Projects
Grades 6 – 8 | Activity & Project
Encourage children to spend a little time thinking and writing about just what makes a hero and who their personal heroes might be.
Grades 3 – 8 | Activity & Project
Calling all caped crusaders! Invite children to invent a story starring superheroes who have summer super powers.