Congressional Gold Medal Experience

American Heroes ~ Character Values ~ Share Stories
Congressional Gold Medal

For Teachers

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High School Project-Based Lesson Plan
This is a high school project-based lesson plan about character education and Japanese American World War II veterans' history. In this lesson, teams of students will create their own short, five-to-ten minute documentary movies that contains both historical and contemporary stories about a specific character value. This lesson takes approximately two to three weeks to complete.
 
Middle/High School Online Lesson Plan
This is a middle and high school lesson plan about character education and Japanese American World War II veterans' history. In this lesson, students will create and share their personal stories and other relevant stories about character. This is a flexible, online lesson in which any part of the lesson can be taught online or in-person. This lesson takes approximately one to two hours to complete.
 
Elementary School Lesson Plan
This is a lesson plan for grades 3 to 5 about character education and Japanese American World War II veterans' history. In this lesson, students will create their own personal medal about a specific character value. This lesson takes approximately one day to complete.