This 3-lesson package has it all! Students will be introduced to the Protestant Reformation in general, and Martin Luther specifically, via PowerPoint. Then, students will read/analyze several primary and secondary sources with an eye to answering the question, "Was Martin Luther a hero?" Then, over the course of the next two days, students will examine the mechanics of writing a 5-paragraph argumentative essay. This lesson package includes: (1) a PowerPoint with information and examples that guide students through three 50-minute lessons; (2) 3 days worth of Try Now's and Exit Tickets; (3) essay instructions and sample thesis statements and paragraphs; (4) essay grading rubric; (5) three primary sources on Martin Luther; (6) one secondary source on Martin Luther; and (7) a three-day lesson plan outlining how to deliver the lesson with maximum effect.