Joannie Rochette

2 days before her competition at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Joannie Rochette‘s mother passed away from a heart attack. Instead of dropping out of the competition, Joannie showed tremendous strength and courage as she not only competed, but won a Bronze Medal.

Student Outcomes

Students explore their own concept of courage through reflections, discussions and drawings.

Special Features

Each story is written at 3 reading levels, enabling teachers to easily adapt the activities to students of multiple reading and achievement levels.