This project includes articles and questions about traditional cultural heroes such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Cesar Chavez and Sojourner Truth. It provides an exploration of everyday heroes by looking at civilians who have received the Medal of Honor. There is an introduction to abolitionists and suffragettes, and a research project about protest movements in America. There are quickwrites, vocab, articles and questions, writing prompts, research work, video links, etc. It is meant to last about a month.