Thursday, September 26, 2013

Joseph J. Foss


 Joseph J. Foss

Medal of Honor

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Homework Due: 30 Sept

Whole Group Activity:
The teacher will create a chart on the board with three categories: personal, school, and physical. Discuss
how the students’ obstacles fit into these categories. Fill in the chart with a selection of students’ obstacles.

Small Group/Individual Activity:
Students will move into groups of four. Each group will be given a copy of Joseph J. Foss' profile. Students will list
several examples where Joseph Foss faced obstacles, such as age, the enemy, and loss of planes.

Whole Group Activity:
Students will share the information that they gathered from the profile. Students will add more examples to their

Students will write an essay on the following prompt: Use evidence from the profile or examples from your list
to support Foss’ persistence and perseverance. How does this relate/connect to you? Give your own
(250 words)