Challenge: Create a profile of courage using a variety of multimedia formats. PBL - Courageous ac...

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Challenge: Create a profile of courage using a variety of multimedia formats. PBL - Courageous actions can be performed by anyone no matter how big or small, young or old they are. Courage has no cultural boundaries. by Mind Map: Challenge: Create a profile of courage using a variety of multimedia formats. PBL - Courageous actions can be performed by anyone no matter how big or small, young or old they are.  Courage has no cultural boundaries.

1. GUIDING QUESTIONS: What rewards or recognition have courageous people received from society in our culture? How is this similar or different from how other cultures recognize their courageous? GUIDING ACTIVITY: Using on-line sources follow the stories of several people considered courageous in our culture and other cultures. Note how they are recognized and rewarded by their perspective communities. Present your findings in the form of a news editorial or documentary which include the similarities and differences you discover as well as your opinion on your findings.

2. What is the true meaning of courage? Is courage a learned character trait? Is courage a learned character trait?

2.1. 1 - Guiding Activity: Using the flip cam interview teacher, students, parents etc. asking individuals the above questions and other guiding questions you have created on your own. Using Movie Maker create a "compilation" or digital story containing your interviews or turn it into a vodcast and upload it to Moodle. (RH) 2 - Guiding Activity: Research how society views courage. Also research what courage means. Using your research, create a webquest using wix.com for your classmates to obtain their own research on the subject. (RH)

3. How does society reward courage? How do different cultures reward courage?

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4. How does the definition of courage differ amongst diverse people?

4.1. Guiding Activity: Use an online polling website and social networking sites in order to gather data from a wide variety of people. Analyze the data using a variety of statistical measures and create a summary of conclusions. (DA)

5. Is courage limitless? Can we promote courage in others? Can Fear live inside the courageous?

5.1. Guiding Activity: Read first-hand accounts of people who have responded in courageous ways to events in their lives. Watch a movie that reveals people demonstrating courage. Create a bulleted list and document the following; Identify the reasons why they acted courageously. Who they influenced by acting courageously. The insecurities or hesitations they experienced. AK

6. Does courage require action?