Explore the concept of courage with your kids by reading our biography letter about Matthew Henson, an African-American explorer who co-discovered the North Pole.
Henson was discriminated upon and treated differently from other members of the North Pole expedition because of his race, and he faced a number of hardships.
What type of person do you think Matthew Henson was? Think about character traits and evidence from his story to support those traits.
You may also wish to add-on the activity pack to complement your letter to explore more about Henson, his life, and the Arctic!
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