ERIC Number: ED474621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Learning from Heroes. Volume I.
This book is intended for teachers and parents who want to give their students and children inspiring models to imitate in developing positive character traits and attitudes. In the book are individuals from today (like Bill Cosby) or people in the past (like Abraham Lincoln) who will inspire children. In all, the book portrays 75 people of character students can read about. With each person there is a brief biography, a list of related books and websites, and activities for discussion and reflection. The book delineates its heroes under the following broad sections: (1) Caring; (2) Civic Virtue; (3) Courage; (4) Environmentalism; (5) Honesty; (6) Living Peaceably; (7) Respect; and (8) Responsibility. (NKA)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Elementary Education, Ethical Instruction, Individual Development, Learning Activities, Role Models
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication, Bloomington, IN.; Family Learning Association, Bloomington, IN.