• HEROES ACROSS TIME
     
    In Unit 5, students will be learning the social studies concept of heroism and its impact on the world, including real or fictional heroes from the past and present.  Each week students will address one essential Focus Question related to the Unit Theme: Heroes Across Time.  At the end of this unit, the students will be able to answer the Theme Question: What qualities does a hero have?
     
    Focus Questions:
       Week 1: Why do we tell stories about heroes from the past?
       Week 2: Why do we make up stories about heroes?
       Week 3: Can an ordinary person be a hero?
       Week 4: What makes a hero?
     
    Theme Vocabulary:
          Week 1: tough, terrible, challenge
          Week 2: amazing, famous
          Week 3: provide, disturb, approach
          Week 4: Review of words