Lesson Plan

Heroes in Our Community

This lesson is about Community Heroes. It describes what community heroes do. It gives your students a good idea of what makes community heroes special.
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Learning Objectives

  • Students will be able to write at least two sentences about their favorite hero using the information learned during the lesson.


(5 minutes)
  • Introduce the topic by asking some questions, such as: What is a hero? What is a community?
  • Write down the class answers on a large sheet of butcher paper or whiteboard.
  • Define hero as a person who is admired for their bravery, and they way they help others. Ask the class to call out some heroes.
  • Define community as a neighborhood where people work and live.
  • Tell the class that community heroes are people who help keep us safe, healthy, and happy in our neighborhood.