Students, this week we begin our journey into our hero unit. As you read The Hobbit, The Wizard of Oz, or Navigating Early, and journey with your character as he/she undertakes the quest that is meant for only him/her, you will begin to explore and question the qualities of a hero. This week I am asking you to think deeply and tell us who you consider to be a hero and why. I am not looking for you to talk about any family members, or silly superheroes (these comments will be deleted), but instead think back into history and current events. Miep Gies is someone I consider to be a hero for the giving of herself in the face of danger to do what she felt was right. You are not to use her.
What are the qualities of a hero? Who is a hero and how does he/she fit your qualities?
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