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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Fantastic Characters: Analyzing and Creating Superheroes and Villains
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computers with Internet access
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Compare & Contrast Map is an interactive graphic organizer that enables students to organize and outline their ideas for different kinds of comparison essays.
- Superhero/Super-Villain Profile Form
- Superhero/Super-Villain Sample Characteristics
- Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer
- Superhero Database
This website provides a comprehensive database of superheroes, villains, super powers, and elements pertaining to superheroes.
- Look over the Superhero Database, especially the Characters link in order to make decisions about which superheroes and super-villains you want to show the class on the first day.
- Have a computer with Internet access and projector available in the classroom to show the Superhero Database.
- Make an overhead transparency and copies for each student of the Compare and Contrast Graphic Organizer and Superhero/Super-Villain Profile Form.
- Make an overhead transparency of the Superhero/Super-Villain Sample Characteristics list.
- Read over the lesson thoroughly to familiarize yourself with the various concepts.