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Grade Trait Literature Title and Summary
1 Courage and Responsibility Abbie Against the Storm: The True Story of a Young Heroine and a Lighthouse The True Story of Abbie Burgess    
Students will read a story about Abbie Burgess and identify at least three specific actions this main character takes to make the author call her a heroine exhibiting traits of courage and responsibility. Through discussion of the story, students will learn that children as well as adults can become heroes by helping others out in a time of need. Students will also learn to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. (30 minutes)