Universally applicable mini-unit in which students give an information speech on a modern day hero of their choice.
This unit works particularly well after studying greek mythology of Homer's The Odyssey. Bridge the ancient world to the modern world!
Packet includes guidelines for the speech, suggested topics broken into categories (Nobel Prize winners, athletic heroes, female groundbreakers, social activitsts, and war heroes), a suggested outline for how to draft an essay, grading rubric, and positive response cards for audience feedback.
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