U.S. heroes to be honored this week

Daily News Article - September 8, 2015


1. Name the three Americans who thwarted a terrorist attack on a train in France recently.

2. How did the French government honor the Americans’ bravery (as well as that of two other men who were involved: see “Background”)?

3. How will the Americans’ hometown of Sacramento honor them on September 11th?

4. In addition to thwarting the terrorist’s attack, what else is Spencer Stone credited with doing?

5. How will each young man be individually honored by his military unit or college?

6. This is a Reuters news service article. What problem do you see with the reporter’s description of the gunman in paragraphs 1 and 9?

7. Watch the videos under “Resources.” How do the three American friends’ actions inspire you?