A Legacy that Touched the Heart of a Nation
The Big Idea
Terry Fox began his “Marathon of Hope” in 1979, with the intention of raising 24 million dollars for Cancer research, one dollar for every Canadian. Little did he realize that he was creating an “enduring legacy” that would continue long after his passing, surpassing his expectations and touching the heart of a nation.
- identify significant events, important facts, and powerful quotes that describe Terry Fox’s accomplishments
- create a timeline to organize the significant events and important facts that relate to Terry Fox
- make an informed decision as to the most significant factor that contributed to Terry Fox’s “enduring legacy”
- listen to the other students’ opinions and consider their viewpoints as to the most significant factor that contributed to Terry Fox’s “enduring legacy”