A Hero Within® – Complete Curriculum Kit

A Hero Within®—Complete Curriculum Kit (pictured above) is a compelling and interactive curriculum intended to prepare students to succeed in this ever-changing world. From the classroom to the workplace, the lessons found in this kit engage, challenge, and encourage students to leave an everlasting mark. Each of the three interactive units contained within this curriculum can be used independently and at your discretion. Within the units, “The Inner Workings of a Hero,” “Providing Heroic Customer Service,” and “Presenting a Heroic Message,” lessons offer a favorable amount of learning materials, activities, and resources for the instructor, counselor, or administrator.

The content you can expect to find within the pages of each comprehensive lesson is intended to provide the user with instructional support to improve state standardized test scores and achieve federal mandates regarding student achievement and connects with 21st Century Workplace Skills, High Wage/High Skill/High Demand, and Perkins Performance Indicators Across All Programs.

Consisting of stand-alone lessons aligned to vocational and academic standards, this rigorous curriculum includes activities designed to incorporate academic skills and is adaptable to standard, block, or modified schedules. Research shows that every student’s learning style is different, but today’s external demands and challenging conditions make preparing multiple approaches almost impossible for the busy teacher. A Hero Within®—Complete Curriculum Kit is your solution!


The seven powerful components found in this curriculum kit include:

  • A Hero Within® ring-bound master manual
  • PowerPoint correlated to curriculum units
  • Teacher’s Resource CD more info
  • Are You Puzzled by the Puzzle of Life? paperback book (qty. 30)*
  • Pass It On paperback book (qty. 30)*
  • Live Life Like You Mean It audio CD (qty. 30)*
  • Pass It On activity notecard (qty. 30)*

Also included are the following complimentary items:

  • “I’m Committed to Be a Hero” pencils (qty. 30)
  • Full-color circular bookmarks (qty. 30)
  • “MAKE TODAY COUNT” wristbands (qty. 30)
  • Full-color program posters (qty. 6)
  • Glossy stickers (qty. 100)

*For use with lessons scattered throughout the curriculum

A Hero Within®—Complete Curriculum Kit is not only an excellent coaching guide for STAR or other student organizations’ competitive events, career and technical education classes as well as ELL students will also find great benefit in the materials. Throughout each lesson of the compelling curriculum you can expect to find:

  • Clearly stated lesson objectives
  • Overviews and instructional points
  • Various bell ringers that support higher order thinking skills
  • Opportunities throughout for students to think/pair/share
  • Class activities, literacy, and math integration to support federal mandates
  • Discussion questions used as writing prompts and comprehension checks
  • Key vocabulary words at the beginning of each unit with glossary in appendix
  • Heroic profiles that can be developed into reading open-response items
  • Opportunities for pre- and post-assessments
  • Real-life scenarios and graphic organizers promoting student participation as a means of analysis and connection to prior experiences

If searching for an effective across-the-board curriculum, A Hero Within®—Complete Curriculum Kit has been developed for you!