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The Hero in Me

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$19.95
$19.95 - $19.95
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The Hero in Me

A unique set of
print and online materials help young people grades 4-5 explore
character development in themselves through biographies of cultural,
historical, and contemporary heroes. Created in conjunction with Beit
Hatfutsot, The Museum of the Jewish People in Tel Aviv.

Grade Level:

4-6

Explore character-building through inspirational profiles
developed in conjunction with Beit Hatfutsot: The Museum of the Jewish
people.

Explore character-building through inspirational profiles developed
in conjunction with Beit Hatfutsot: The Museum of the Jewish people.Meet
a diverse array of Jewish heroes--from the Prophets and modern Jewish
history to social activism and Hollywood--including young contemporary
heroes, each of whom can serve as a role model to inspire young people
to be their best selves.

Explore how five key character strengths--Courage, Kindness,
Creativity, Curiosity, and Fairness--develop in others and in ourselves,

told in 8-page booklets, each focused on one of the specific character
traits.For example, the booklet about Fairness spotlights U.S. Supreme
Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Mississippi civil rights workers
James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and MIchael Schwermer; the prophet Isaiah;
and Jacob Revels, an 18 year-old community organizer.Each
shrink-wrapped set of The Hero in Me includes five booklets, one for
each of the character traits.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • What Would You Do? Students consider how they would approach a situation similar to one that the hero encountered.
  • Work Your Muscles: Exercises for cultivating the trait within yourself.
  • In Their Words: Real quotes from the featured heroes.
  • From the Text: Text from Jewish tradition that touches on the features trait.
  • Listen Up: Songs that focus on traits, with digital links to listen online.

CONTENTS

  • Courage: Queen Esther, acitvist Natan Sharansky, middle-schooler Sam Verstandig
  • Kindness: Dona Gracia Nasi,medical organizer Henrietta Szold, factory owner Aaron Feuerstein, teenager Sara Blau
  • Creativity: King David, director Steven Spielberg, food historian and teacher Michael Twitty; medical clown Sela Boord
  • Curiosity: Maimonides, robotics engineer Amit Goffer, college student Tamar Beer
  • Fairness: Isaiah, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader
    Ginsburg, civil rights workers James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael
    Schwermer, community organizer Jacob Revels