Is Superman Really All That Super? Critically Exploring Superheroes


  • Aug 16 2010 10:41 PM

    Gail Zeigler

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  • Aug 8 2010 11:57 PM

    Mary Kay Monson


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In this ReadWriteThink lesson, students generate a list of superheroes from various types of texts. They then explore individual superheroes from multiple perspectives, including how they would be the same or different depending on the audience, gender or setting. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Literature, English-Language Arts