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ERIC Number: ED439037
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 20
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching about Hungarian and Polish Heroes. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminars Abroad Program, 1998 (Hungary/Poland).
Radkey, Janet
This curriculum project about the history and culture of Hungary and Poland is intended for secondary school students. The project features a unit called "Heroes in Our Lives" and points out the sacrifices a few individuals have made for the betterment of all. Students identify heroes and learn about the impact these heroes have made on history and on society. Hungarian heroes discussed in the unit are: King Stephen I, Imre Nagy, Ferenc Rakoczi, and Louis Kossuth. Polish heroes discussed are: J. Pitsudski, Tadeusz Kosciuszko, Janusz Korczak, Pope John Paul II, and Lech Walesa; other heroes discussed are Raoul Wallenberg, the 1956 Hungarian Freedom Fighters, and the Solidarity Workers. Teaching methods for the unit include lecture and discussion, a slide presentation on heroic sites, selected readings, poetry, group activities, and an essay accompanied by an oral presentation on heroes in society and heroes in each individual's life. (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hungary; Poland