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G06: L&L Unlikely Hero: Home

Heroism in nonfiction memoir and biography

Statement of Inquiry

Unlikely Heroes posterStatement of inquiry

Communities recognize and celebrate its heroes to strengthen its values and beliefs systems and imagine hopeful futures.

Inquiry questions


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


  • 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?


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


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