9/11 writing activity - heroes

Celebrate Heroes

Celebrate Heroes: September is a tough day to honor with little ones, but this discussion and writing prompt has been a success in my classroom. It includes a freebie!

Does heroism always involve physical strength, or are there other qualities that define being a hero?

What Is a Hero?

Does heroism always involve physical strength, or are there other qualities that define being a hero?

This blogger nails the criticism of Campbell's monomyth in writing. The problem is not Campbell, but that his profound exploration of the human experience has been degraded into a "cookbook" for writing fiction. Critics who don't understand this are too lazy or too myopic to understand the monomyth's power and scope. Criticism is easy; true understanding is not.

Deconstructing the Heroic

Teach The Hero's Journey, or Monomyth, using the steps created by Joseph Campbell. Storyboards include heroic journey, plot diagram, and literary conflict.

What is a hero? An ordinary person who makes himself extraordinary.  Need help finding your heroes, idols or role models? How can you start a path to a new life, live a motivated and fulfilled life and be who you want to be? Click the pin to read today's post on heroes, and join The Teaching Cove for FREE weekly motivational posters, English teaching printables, organizational hacks, and more! https://www.teachingcove.com

Motivational Monday: A Hero Is An Ordinary Person Who Makes Themselves Extraordinary

What is a hero? An ordinary person who makes himself extraordinary. Need help finding your heroes, idols or role models? How can you start a path to a new life, live a motivated and fulfilled life and be who you want to be? Click the pin to read today's post on heroes, and join The Teaching Cove for FREE weekly motivational posters, English teaching printables, organizational hacks, and more! https://www.teachingcove.com

Students define “What is a hero?” to determine “Who is a hero?” by those criteria in this kinetic activity and on-line essay assignment

Students define “What is a hero?” to determine “Who is a hero?” by those criteria in this kinetic activity and on-line essay assignment

Literary Hoots: Superhero Picture Books--Just in time for summer reading!

Superhero Picture Books

Literary Hoots: Superhero Picture Books--Just in time for summer reading! Michael Chabon's is much recommended!

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