Sunday, June 1, 2014

Heroes and Heroines

If your middle school students think that pop culture celebrities and tabloid cover kings and queens are people to look up to, teach them a thing or two about true historical or global role models during a heroes and heroines activity. According to the National Council for the Social Studies, teachers in middle school should help their students to develop a global perspective through group projects, experiential hands-on learning and interdisciplinary instruction.

How many do your students know?
Girls Who Rocked the World: Heroines From Joan of Arc to Mother TeresaBoys Who Rocked the World: Heroes from King Tut to Bruce LeeEveryday HeroesFinding Courage

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