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G06: Unlikely Hero: Home

Heroism in nonfiction memoir and biography

Statement of Inquiry

Unlikely Heroes posterStatement of inquiry

Heroic acts, whether likely or unlikely, can help form a person's identity.

Inquiry questions

Factual

  • How is heroism presented in literature (non-fiction focus)?
  • How can we communicate our thoughts on what makes a hero?

Conceptual

  • What are the qualities of a hero and how can it form a person's identity?
  • How do we form our own definition of heroism?

Debatable

  • Should ordinary acts of kindness and service be considered heroic?
  • What is considered heroic?

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Nadine Bailey