Heroes: Who are they?
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Five Hero Characteristics
the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to
overcome fear when facing difﬁculty. danger, or pain.
the willingness to sacriﬁce oneself
for the beneﬁt of others; having
Iittle or no concern for oneself.
a person’s willpower to see something
to its end or ﬁnality, no matter how
hopeless or iong it may take,
has performed an
admirable act or is
regarded an an
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a persorfs charm or positive manner/
character that is usually reﬂected
during difﬁcult or stressful periods.
a person: special skill,
talent, or training to do
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Heroes and their Achievements
With your classmate, read the sentence strips and try to match
the correct information with the appropriate picture.
i teenager named Terry Fox lost
one of his legs to cancer, which
inspired him to create a charìty to raise
money for cancer research and treatment.
erry Fox, who had lost a leg tot cancer, illustrated selﬂessness by creating his
'Marathon of Hope"charity run
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Hero Famous Idol
is a person who has 5 is someone whose qualities. i is someone who provokes an
performed an admirable act i infamy, position in society, or E intense, worshipful reaction in
or is regarded as an achievements are outstanding certain people; the attention
exceptional model to others 5 enough to merit public attention 5 received is excessive
1 In your groups, read the descriptions of each picture and discuss whether
the person is primarily a hero, famous person, or an idol.
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2 A hero may have one or more tarimary characteristics. Use
a famous ﬁgure beloiw to describe a heroic characteristic.
3 What is the ciifferenco between a hero, a famous raersoiì, and an idol?