Reading Adventure Pack: Heroes

This Reading Adventure Pack: Heroes activity & project also includes:

Three creative activities follow reading a fiction and nonfiction book about heroes. Scholars build hero action figures out of clay for make-believe play, explain in written form how they show bravery, kindness, patience, thoughtfulness, and generosity, compose a song or draft a poem about an everyday hero.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite learners to share their stories, poems, or songs with their peers
  • Display action figures under a hero-themed focus wall
  • Keep an eye out for hero-like behavior, award class members appropriately
Classroom Considerations
  • The two books required are The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer and Tasty Baby Belly Buttons by Judy Sierra
  • The pack was created for pupils to work on at home with their parents or guardians
Pros
  • Activities encourage positive character traits
  • Meets a variety of learning styles
Cons
  • None