September 25

ELA 7-8 Heroes Unit

  1. Defining and making a list of Hero examples
  2. Studying a historical figure recognized as a hero for an act of courage:
    1. Rosa Parks:
        1. PDF excerpt of her story – read the paragraphs and try to summarize each. The challenge with summarizing is to include enough of the main points but not too many of them. Do this for the first 10 paragraphs.
        2. Understanding Rosa’s story: YouTube video

      1. Examples of how people were segregated in the United States in the 1950s.
        Nikita Gill on X: "Rosa Parks, an activist of the civil rights movement,  called “the First Lady of Civil Rights” and “The Mother of the Freedom  Movement”." / X
        Racial segregation in the United States - Wikipedia