Heroes - Resources for Teachers

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Discover the impact of heroes past and present, with these lessons, activities, and printables. Honor veterans, civil-rights activists, suffragists, medical personnel, community workers, family members, and more. Find creative writing activities about the immigrant experience, historical time lines of the civil rights movement, slideshows of famous women suffragists, art activities for celebrating community helpers, lesson plans for learning more about wars and the soldiers who fight them, and much more.

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    Women's History Videos & Activities

    Learn about the history of women's rights and the Nineteenth Amendment through these educational vid... read more


    Slavery & The Civil War – Videos & Activities

    Examine the role of slavery in the Civil War and the significance of the Emancipation Proclamation t... read more


    Martin Luther King, Jr. Videos & Activities

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on January 16, 2017. Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Ki... read more

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    Astro Boy Teacher's Guide

    This teacher's guide for Astro Boy—the novel by Tracey West based on the animated film—uses science,... read more


    Civil Rights Heroes Quiz

    How much do your students know about famous civil rights heroes? Give them this quiz to test their k... read more


    Father's Day Quiz

    See how much you know about dads by taking our Father's Day quiz that focuses on famous "fathers" throughout history. read more


    Teacher Appreciation Week

    Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5, 2017. Discover great gift ideas, special discounts, writing re... read more


    Women and Work

    Read about the history of women and work. This reference lists careers you might consider, and women who have succeeded in them. read more


    John Simpson Kirkpatrick

    John Simpson Kirkpatrick was a hero at Gallipoli during World War I. Students will write an essay about an act of heroism they have witnessed. read more


    Australian of the Year Award Recipients

    Learn about great Australian role models with this worksheet about Australian of the Year Award reci... read more


    Australian of the Year

    How much do you know about the Australian of the Year Awards? In this worksheet, students will compl... read more


    Favourite Australian Athletes

    Who is your favourite athlete? In this printable worksheet, students will research famous Australian athletes, including Ian Thorpe and Cathy Freeman. read more


    Joan of Arc Word Search

    Review key events in the life of Joan of Arc, particularly her role in the Hundred Years War, with this printable word search. read more


    Remembrance Day Quiz

    Children answer multiple-choice questions about Remembrance Day, which is celebrated in November to honour veterans, in this holiday quiz. read more


    Community Helpers

    Teach students about the importance of community helpers by having them describe how each community ... read more


    Canadian Heroes: Tommy Douglas

    Teach children about Tommy Douglas with the biography and reading comprehension questions in this wo... read more


    Canadian Heroes: Agnes Macphail

    Introduce students to Agnes Macphail, Canada's first female Member of Parliament, through this works... read more


    Canadian Heroes: Billy Bishop

    Use this reading comprehension activity to teach students about Billy Bishop, Canada's top flying ac... read more

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