Family Activity
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Family Activity 1: Talk with your child and help them identify a hero within the community. This can be a public service officer, a community member, family member, or a friend. Examples of everyday heroes are: policemen, firemen, preacher, teacher, team coach, doctor, small business owner, brother, aunt, grandparent, or a friend. Please have your child write down the name of the hero, how you know him/her, 3 to 5 traits he/she has, and the action he/she did that made him/her a hero.
Name:
Date:
Hero:

How do you know this person?

Traits of your hero:
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5.

Action they did that made them a hero:


Family Activity 2: Brainstorm with your child five qualities that he/she has that are heroic. Write them down and bring them to class.Name:
Date:
Qualities I have that make ME a hero1.2.3.4.5.


Family Activity 3: Conduct a "book talk" with you child. Pick one book about a real-life hero from the book list below. Read it with your child and answer the following questions.

Book List:__America's Champion Swimmer: Gertrude Ederle by David A. Adler

Ron's Big Mission by Rose Blue


Wilma Unlimited: How Wilma Rudolph Became the World's Fastest Woman by Kathleen Krull and David Diaz


Eleanor (Picture Puffins) by Barbara Cooney


Gandhi : Peaceful Warrior (Easy Biographies) by Rae Bains


Name:
Date:
Questions:1.Book Title2. Main character3. List 5 character traits and/or actions that made this person a hero.4. What was the problem the main character faced?5. What was the solution used to solve the problem?



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