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Heroes of History Guides

HHH LogoOur friends over at Dorktales Storytime Podcast are sharing some FUNtastic activity guides to accompany their Heroes of History titles. Each activity guide is tailored specifically to each story and designed to help improve listening comprehension and get students engaged and excited about the already interesting content!

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12765Mary Golda Ross

The true tale of a woman who reached for the stars! Mary Golda Ross was one of the first women to rise in the ranks of engineering and one of the first Native Americans in the field. Her work in the early days of spaceflight was very important and is still to this day.

Click here for the activity guide. The password is the first word in the name of the kind publisher providing this resource, all lowercase (hint: d*******s).

12766Louis Armstrong

A tale of Mississippi river boats, parasol parades and breaking racial barriers! A man that built a music legacy and a legacy beyond music—Louis Armstrong transformed jazz music and became the beloved “Ambassador Satch” who performed all over the world! So much of his life was about a deep passion for music and using it to bring people together.

Click here for the activity guide. The password is the first word in the name of the kind publisher providing this resource, all lowercase (hint: d*******s).

12767Tenzing Norgay

A story of adventure and record-breaking feats! Tenzing Norgay, a true pioneer of mountaineering, carved out new paths for future explorers by climbing up the road less traveled. Tenzing was the Sherpa guide responsible for getting Edmund Hillary to the final ascent of Mount Everest. They became the first recorded pair to reach the highest point on earth.

Click here for the activity guide. The password is the first word in the name of the kind publisher providing this resource, all lowercase (hint: d*******s).

12800-1George Washington Carver

A story of perseverance and the power of plants! Despite the barriers thrust upon him, George Washington Carver overcame society’s challenges to ultimately become one of the nation’s leading botanists and agricultural inventors. Did you know he discovered over 300 uses for the peanut? Carver used his celebrity to speak on racial harmony, hoping to leave the world a better place. This episode includes discussions about slavery and systemic racism. The script for this episode about George Washington Carver was reviewed by a sensitivity reader from SensitivityReviews.com database. 

Click here for the activity guide. The password is the first word in the name of the kind publisher providing this resource, all lowercase (hint: d*******s).

12902Wilma Rudolph

An Olympian tale with a golden outcome! Told as a child she’d never walk again to becoming the first American woman to win three gold medals in the 1960 Olympics - Wilma Rudolph was a champion on and off the track. She used her popularity as the “fastest woman in the world” to become a world-record-breaking voice for civil justice and women’s rights.

Click here for the activity guide. The password is the first word in the name of the kind publisher providing this resource, all lowercase (hint: d*******s).

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