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My Hero - Inspirational Reading and Writing Activities

Posted on 03/17/2016

In the March Web-based Activity article Susan Coulter writes "Who are the heroes, famous people, or role models in our society?"

My Hero External link opens in new window or tab uses media and technology to bring to life role models who selflessly devote themselves to others in the world, overcoming personal hardships. These individuals help us to realize our own potential to effect a positive change in the world. Each article is screened before being posted and My Hero does not publish anything that promotes hatred, violence, or prejudice. Their goal is to highlight heroes from all walks of life and to celebrate the best of humanity. The My Hero stories are beautifully told and touch the heart deeply.

There are many resources available on My Hero. You will need to decide your depth of involvement in the site. You are free to use the stories, audio files, art, and films, but the site offers so much more for your students if you have the time.

You can find step-by-step instructions and ideas for activities in the March Web-based Activity article External link opens in new window or tab