This sample Character Education lesson plan is one of fifty free lesson plans on courage, sacrifice, commitment, integrity and citizenship. This lesson plan and activities set focuses on studying overcoming obstacles. The plan studies Clarence Sasser, a Medal of Honor Recipient who overcame severe obstacles during battle while demonstrating courage and selflessness. It uses the videos and official MOH citation as sources. All the lesson plans use primary source material and align with Common Core standards. It even shows how to use video as text.
Clarence Sasser's MOH citation is found at: http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/3409/sasser-clarence-eugene.php
The Living History video of Clarence Sasser is found on youtube at:
This was designed by a group of teachers in Erie, PA