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Students and adults from around the world have helped build this extensive database of hero stories, art work, and short films. Teacher resources include the ability to create a web page of student stories or stories around themes such as black history and women.

Add your vision by sharing your words, images, and short films celebrating heroes from around the world. Browse the library, gallery, news wire, and forum and then sign the guest book. Checkout the Teacher's Room for lesson plans and curriculum supplements such as the My Hero Living Museum. (Keywords: biography, heroes, peacemakers)

Published by My Hero in 2003

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Curriculum Information For Resource

Grade Level(s):2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Junior/Community College, University
Curriculum Areas:Technology
Fine Arts
History/Social Science
English/Language Arts
Themes/Keywords: biography
making a difference

Essential Question(s)
1. What is a hero?

Discussion Question(s)
1. What is the difference between a hero and a celebrity?

Extension and Activities
1. Read the stories of two heroes from the same category in the directory. Compare and contrast the characteristics and qualities for both heroes.

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