Lesson Plans Lesson Plans Curricula Teacher's Guides Keywords 7 Result(s) K-5 American Heroes Grade Range K-5 What Makes a Hero? Who do we look up to and why? What constitutes a heroic action? After completing this lesson plan, students will be able to describe what makes a hero in various contexts. Grade Range K-5 Like Father, Like Son: Presidential Families The lessons in this unit provide an opportunity for students to learn about and discuss two U.S. families in which both the father and son became President. Grade Range K-5 Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day Students will learn what a symbol is, and how this particular symbol—the American flag—is an important part of our everyday lives. Grade Range K-5 Dr. King's Dream Students will listen to a brief biography, view photographs of the March on Washington, hear a portion of King's "I Have a Dream" speech, and discuss what King's words mean to them. Grade Range K-5 Let Freedom Ring: The Life & Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Students listen to a biography of Martin Luther King, Jr., view photographs of the March on Washington, and study King's use of imagery and allusion in his "I Have a Dream" speech. Grade Range K-5 Davy Crockett, Tall Tales, and History Using the life of Davy Crockett as a model, students learn the characteristics of tall tales and how these stories reflect their historical moment. The lesson culminates with students writing a tall tale of their own. Grade Range K-5 Portrait of a Hero Heroes abound throughout history and in our everyday lives. After completing the activities, students will be able to understand the meaning of the words hero and heroic.