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Students interpret and make connections to quotes about courage, heores, and heroic action (Text to text, Text to self, Text to world). Students evaluate the signing of the Declaration of ...

Students interpret and make connections to quotes about courage, heores, and heroic action (Text to text, Text to self, Text to world). Students evaluate the signing of the Declaration of Independence as a heroic action and make a modern day comparison with the Nobel Laureate, Shirin Ebadi. Students need background knowledge in events leading up to the Declaration of Independence.

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  • Heroes What is a hero? Describe the characteristic of heroes?
  • What is the difference between heroes and idols?
    • “ Unhappy is the land
    • that needs heroes .”
    • Bertalt Brecht
    • (Poet, writer, theatrical performer)
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    • “ Courage is not simply
    • one of the virtues,
    • but the form of every virtue
    • at the testing point .”
    • C.S. Lewis,
    • (British author)
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  • “ Courage is doing what your afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you are scared.” -Eddie Rickenbacker, (American WWI hero)
  • “ Nurture your mind with great thoughts; to believe in the heroic makes great heroes .” – Benjamin Disraeli (British statesman)
  • Are heroes important to a nation ?
  • How can h e r o i s m influence the course of history ?
  • How does having heroes encourage a person to act heroically ?
  • C arousel C onnections
  • Group 1 Introduction Explain the meaning . Put it in your own words. This quote describes…The author is saying…
  • Group 2 Text to Self Make connections to REAL events from your life &/or the life of your friends and family. That made me think of the time…I can relate…. That reminds me of…
  • Group 3 Text to Text Make connections to other quotes, books, song lyrics, magazine articles, billboards, newspaper articles, This reminds me of a book…This is similar to the song by… How is this text similar to other things I’ve read? How is this different from other books I’ve read?
  • Group 4 Text to World Make connections to the world around you – Current and Historical Events. What does this remind me of in the real world? How is this text similar to things that happen in the real world? How is this different from things that happen in the real world? In history class, I remember learning about…
  • ALL GROUPS Conclusion Tie it all together. Review all responses and write a summary sentence.
  • CHOOSE A RECORDER (confident speller & good handwriting): Write down your group’s heading FIRST for each quote (“Intro,” “Text to Text,” etc.) Record responses throughout the discussion. Leave room for other groups’ responses. TEAM LEADER: Elicit all voices. Keep everyone focused and involved. Help peers understand the material. Ask students to paraphrase one another and ask clarifying questions. FIRST: Read the quote out loud SECOND: Review the work of the previous group. THEN: Discuss responses as a group. “ Embrace the conch.”
  • EBADI SIGNERS
  • http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/world/2009/02/20/sayah.iran.ebadi.harassment.cnn?iref=videosearch