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  • colmmccann
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    • February 09, 2011, 03:24:18 am
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #20 on: April 13, 2011, 11:52:21 am »
A couple of new movies coming soon linked to this:

The Green Lantern:

Captain America


There are a few more coming out soon - X-men First Class (prequel) and Thor too!

And of course there is Smallville too (especially the current series (10) which has other 'Heroes' in it too) and the old Heroes series which had everyday people developing powers.

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2011, 02:44:54 pm »
I made a workbook to go along with a superheroes lesson for 5/6 grade elementary. It's similar to my Incredible's book for 3/4 but with a lot more activities/worksheets. I hope someone can find it useful. Any and all feedback, constructive criticism, and appreciation is welcome.

I once again want to thank whoever made the Munbaek Elementary School MAPLE and ACORN books. I used those as guidelines as well as swiped some of the work from them. Thanks to others out there too whom I may have 'borrowed' any ideas or materials.
« Last Edit: May 12, 2011, 02:50:01 pm by teacherjenni »

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #22 on: May 12, 2011, 02:54:22 pm »
I am working on a superheroes/real life heroes/real life superheroes lesson that I will do in the next three weeks or so.  The end project, which I think is the most interesting part, is that I will introduce real-life superheroes (like in the videos above) and then have students make their own real-life superhero alter-ego - a "powerless" heroic version of themselves.  They will come up with a name, costume, draw a picture of themselves as a hero, explain what they are fighting for (their cause or purpose), and recount a heroic tale.  Students will then share their stories in their groups, choose the best, and present to the class.

  • bscott
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    • April 25, 2011, 06:41:09 pm
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Here's a few lessons worth of material I designed / adapted for a few SuperHero themed lessons, aimed at Elementary Grade 4 to 6:

The sequence I used was:

Lesson 1A:
Superhero Montage Music Video

grade 4-6_Superheroes_lesson 1.ppt
Covers Intro - do a discussion + list on the board of Superheroes students know. Most will be from movies.
Introduce vocab with ppt.

Hand out 'Design your own Superhero' worksheets. (I made these based on the shape of a British Council handout. It's now better for Elementary school kids). I counted the number of boys and girls in each class and had the correct amount of Girl design versions vs. boy versions.

Give time for students to fill in the blank vocab (it's included with translations on the sheet to help) + draw their superhero.
To save time on designing superhero names, I just had them use their English name with a "Super" prefix (ex: Super Josh, Super Sue, etc.) I played the MP3 of the Superheroes Montage song quietly in the background while they worked.

Lesson 1B (not necessary if you're pressed for time, and already had students complete their superheroes last class)

grade 4-6_Superheroes_lesson 1.ppt
Review vocab + have students finish their Superhero sheets. Have them Introduce their Superhero to the class and describe what they look like / what they can do. You can have the students vote on which is the best if they're a competitive class of kids.

If you need to fill time, or pad the lessons to fill more periods - you could do either the Spider-Man building game, or Street Fighter style board games, using some students Superhero sheets. Descriptions can be found elsewhere on, but the Spiderman one has the teacher drawing X # of mult-level 

rectangles (buildings) on the board, with the superhero/picture at the bottom of each. Students answer a vocab question - correct answer moves you 2 levels up, everyone else moves one level up. Whoever gets to the top rescues the girl/person in danger.

The Street Fighter game is similar - 2 pictures -- in this case, students superhero worksheets with pictures -- each have a 'health bar'. 2 students are asked a question, 1st (or first team) to respond correctly gets to remove 1 health from their opponent. When one player/team reaches 0 health, the other superhero is the winner of the battle / challenges someone else.

Lesson 2-3:
grade 4-6_Superheroes_lesson 2 (review for Bomb Game).ppt
A quick review of the vocab + sentence stems.

Option 1:Play the bomb game, and complete the non-movie specific Superhero worksheet, and finish.

Option 2: Watch the Korean Subtitled version of "Justice League: Crisis of 2 Earths". I have a copy if anyone needs it - it's 1 gig-plus, or I'd upload it here. Just drop me a message if you'd like a copy with the synched subs.
This can take 2 periods, as it's an 1:30-ish length film. There's punching, etc. in it, but still PG-13 / OK for even the younger kids I showed it to. 

Occasionally pause the film, and ask targeted questions: i.e: What can SUPERMAN do? What is he wearing? What's her name? Etc.    I've included a Worksheet to accompany the film that uses the vocab/sentence stems, compete with pictures.

grade 4-6_Superheroes_lesson 2b BOMBGAME.pptx
A bomb game that I created based on a 'Frog' template I found some time ago. I've modified it to include a specific Superhero look/content/sounds/etc, like a'Superhero Battle' bomb-slide (Rock paper scissor with another team, winner +5 points, loser -5).
The game looks nice, and went over really well with all the grades I played it with. Designing it also taught me alot more about Powerpoint.  :D

I've also included a .rtf file that has all the vocab in English and in Korean, in case you need to write it on the board.
Also included is a URL list of good (and safe) Youtube Superhero themed videos good for kids. There's some 3D Marvel stuff, some movie trailers, etc. Good for lesson intro, break time filler, extra discussion, etc.

Any questions, let me know. Hope this helps add to someones go-to set of 'fun' lessons. :)

« Last Edit: June 10, 2011, 10:37:01 am by blaynescott »
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  • cdoher2
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    • June 09, 2011, 01:16:20 pm
    • Ulsan, South Korea
Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #24 on: June 10, 2011, 11:24:24 am »
Thanks for posting all of the information. Hopefully this will work for my camp :)

  • Hoosier_Jedi
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    • April 08, 2011, 01:56:38 pm
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #25 on: June 13, 2011, 01:14:52 pm »
Good stuff here. Perfect for a summer movie season full of superheroes.

Another Superhero Camp lesson
« Reply #26 on: June 20, 2011, 09:13:35 pm »
Hey everyone. Here is a superhero prezi. Its just here to guide your speaking. I dont rely on presentations to speak for me, so it might not be too extensive for some.

Re: Another Superhero Camp lesson
« Reply #27 on: June 20, 2011, 09:16:55 pm »
Here is the prezi...

  • BusanBTC
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    • September 10, 2010, 01:44:00 pm
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #28 on: June 22, 2011, 01:04:26 pm »
There are some good craft activities here:

The TP roll craft looks ideal.

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #29 on: June 22, 2011, 01:38:20 pm »
I did a superhero lesson for 2 days of my English camp and it went really well.  My students loved it.  I can't find all the worksheets but I found the ppt I used with this lesson.  I went through it with them and explained all the points:
 - Bio
- Superhero name
- Alias
- Real Name
- Nemeses
- Superpowers OR Strengths
- Weaknesses

When I showed the superheroes picture on the ppt, before I showed them anything else, I would ask them to tell me the heroes bio.  Then I would ask what their name was, who their nemeses were, what were their powers, and what were their weaknesses.  It went really well. 

After the ppt each team had to design their own superhero on the marvel website and make a poster with the heroes' bio, superhero name, alias, real name, nemeses, superpowers or strengths, and  weaknesses.  When they were done they had to present their superhero to the class.  The best team won a prize.

Re: Another Superhero Camp lesson
« Reply #30 on: June 27, 2011, 11:47:35 am »
So I did this lesson recently for Middle School. Some kids loved it and some hardly noticed. But when i offered up some Naruto comics as prizes they changed their minds.

Maybe add some more to this as it felt kinda short (even though there was a game and another activity)

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #31 on: June 27, 2011, 02:20:52 pm »
If you're looking for craft ideas, here's a site with superhero cube crafts. Kids can assemble the cube craft to make their favorite superhero.  I attached the spiderman craft, but on the site they also have batman, robin, wolverine and other superhero characters to choose from. I definitely recommend using thicker paper like card stock. I haven't tried with the kids yet, but will post how it goes!

Super Hero Guess Who Game, Card Game, and Prezi
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2011, 12:34:41 pm »
A few people have asked me about my superhero camp materials that I used last year.  I've posted my Choose Your Own Adventure already, but I thought I would post the rest of my super hero materials. 

This is a link to my prezi which introduces superheroes and super villains:

I've also attached a Guess Who game.  Just secretly pick one of the superheroes.  The students can then ask "yes or no" questions to determine who you guessed.  It's great practice for all of the superhero vocab you're going to use.

Also I've attached the template for a superhero card game I played with them.  It was a huge hit, they had so much fun.  I highly recommend it if you have time to print off and laminate all of the cards.
You must print off enough cards so that each student can start with at  least three cards.  Then they walk around and challenge one of their friends.  Each superhero card has strength, speed, and intelligence stats. Each student randomly picks one of their cards and then they verbally compare the stats on each card (e.g. "The Hulk is stronger than Batman").  Whoever has the better card keeps both of them.  Their goal is to try to get as many cards as possible.  I usually have extra cards so that when a student loses all of his cards they can start playing again.  The powerpoint has some examples of how to play if I didn't explain it clearly.

If there's any questions let me know.
« Last Edit: July 04, 2011, 12:52:08 pm by numberonegood »

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #33 on: July 04, 2011, 12:41:02 pm »
Here is a link to my Superhero Choose Your Own Adventure (make sure you get the fixed one),3547.0.html

And here is a link to my Superhero Guess Who Game, Card Game, and Prezi:,15942.0.html

Take Care!

  • cwells
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    • September 13, 2010, 08:28:19 am
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #34 on: July 07, 2011, 08:44:58 am »
Here are some materials I'm using for my camp. Also , I always use Smashmouth's 'Everyday superhero' as a motivator

  • lizteacher10
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #35 on: July 07, 2011, 02:38:40 pm »
All of these materials are great! I just downloaded everything on this link. I will use in how it fits for my kids!!! Thank you everyone for sharing! I'll post a lesson plan of how I used all your stuff after Im finished! You guys saved me hours and hours! IT IS APPRECIATED!!

Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #36 on: July 07, 2011, 03:37:06 pm »
I'm always tweaking my books, some on my own and some from advice of others.

My principal wanted me to split the superhero books into a high level and low level
since that is how we divide camps. I'll post a high and low level for 3rd and 4th grade
Incredibles Camp too. Just search for that thread.

Oh, and I made them into pdf files so they don't screw up on your computer.

The downside to that is you cannot make changes, so I'll post both versions.

I'm currently working on all the PPTs for my camps too (I'm really wanting to get them done,
they're so annoying to make). Anyway, all I've got so far is for the Incredibles camp, so look
there if you want them.,9818.msg114337.html#msg114337

  • Geoffrey
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    • June 22, 2011, 03:06:23 pm
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #37 on: July 08, 2011, 08:49:25 am »
This site has a fabulous super hero creator.


Worked great at home! I was all keyed up to use it but IMOE has it blocked. Thanks anyway, and good to see logic hard at work with the higherups at IMOE

  • airina
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Re: Superhero Lesson plan
« Reply #38 on: July 08, 2011, 12:52:43 pm »
I am doing the superhero topic for my summer english camp as well =)

I tried to focus more on their superpowers.
Here are some funny videos about superpowers....

episode 1 - Human torch

episode 2 - Nightcrawler

episode 3 - the flash

episode 4 - X-men

I showed one to some of my plan helpers (my students =) and they loved it.
Hore your students will love it too =)

  • kyema
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    • February 11, 2011, 08:24:45 pm
Re: Another Superhero Camp lesson
« Reply #39 on: July 13, 2011, 09:02:58 am »
Thanks paladin77. Nice work on the Prezi and worksheet.