Jackson Rescues Drowning Girl

This week in Literacy we’ve met Jackson – a normal 15 year old boy who risked his life to save a girl from drowning at a Frankston beach late last year.

We’ve talked a lot about Jackson as a ‘herobut is he? What makes him a hero?

Your task:

  • Write a paragraph telling us why you think Jackson is or is not a hero.
  • Write a paragraph on how you would describe Jackson to someone who hasn’t met him or doesn’t know his story.

Click here to re-read the newspaper article

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