Modern Day Tragic Hero

Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Modern Day Tragic Hero
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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Teach the 6 traits of a Tragic Hero (included). Apply them to Romeo, Okonkwo, or any other tragic hero you're studying, but promote AUTHENTIC learning through this activity. Students choose from over 50 "modern day tragic heroes", read a linked 1-2 page informational article on the person they choose, and cite evidence from the article to prove he/she is a Modern Day Tragic Hero. Examples for Whitney Houston and OJ Simpson are included. (Photos os Celebrity Tragic Hero options are linked to 1-3 page Bios on Symbaloo from public author).

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Teacher Directions
Colorful, extremely organized student worksheet
Symbaloo collection of over 50 Modern Day Tragic Heroes
1-2 page Informational Reading for each 50 Modern Day Tragic Heroes
Wall of Shame Bulletin Board Example
Answer Key

Super cool way to differentiate, make tragic heroes relevant, and have students practice gathering relevant evidence. One of my favorite mini-units every year.
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6 pages
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