English Project Progress

  • Subway Hero

    Subway Hero
    I learned about an average joe who risked his life to save another from a subway train. This started the development of my hero defintion for the project.
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    Hero Project Progression

    The timeline of the hero project from start to finish.
  • Why Courage Matters by John McCain

    Why Courage Matters by John McCain
    I read a book in class, written by John McCain, about a real life military hero who under gunfire saved his fellow soldiers, and John McCain talks about what it means to be a hero. This enforced my defintion of a hero.
  • Peace Corps Volunteer Interview

    Peace Corps Volunteer Interview
    I watched an interview with a Peace Corps volunteer about helping in thrid world countries. This changed my defintion of a hero, so it was not limited to people who risk their lives.
  • Chose Person of Interest

    Chose Person of Interest
    Paul Rusesabagina was chosen for the hero project
  • Hard Copy

    Hard Copy
    The writen autobiography of Paul Rusesabagina was checked out of the library.
  • Found database sources

    Found database sources
  • Heroes in Literature

    Heroes in Literature
    In class I participated in a discussion about rather authors deserve to be heroes for putting the words in heroes of the story's mouth. This made me question my defintion of a hero.
  • First Assignment

    Finished paragraph on why I chose Paul Rusesabagina as my hero.
  • First Assignment Revison

    Checked over my paper on why I chose my paper. Printed out hard copy.
  • 2nd Blog Post

    2nd Blog Post
    Finished blog post about heroes in literature and printed out hard copy.