ERIC Number: EJ612199
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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What Is a Hero? Students Explore Their Conceptions of the Heroic.
O'Brien, Joseph; White, Steven H.
Social Education, v63 n4 ppm7-9 May-Jun 1999
Believes that encouraging middle school students to explore the idea of a hero enables them to understand themselves and the world in which they live. Discusses reasons for teaching about heroes in the classroom. Describes a study unit on heroes that is student-centered, ongoing and inquiry-based, and incorporates a thematic base and literature. (CMK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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