Read the question: "What’s your definition of a superhero?". Answer these questions about ‘definitions’.
a) Where can you find a definition? (In a poem / In a comic book / In a dictionary). b) What’s the missing word? ➝ “How do you a superhero?” (definite / define / defend). c) Which of these elements is not part of a definition? (A translation / An explanation / An example).
Click on the words which can follow super to create another word. Use a dictionary to help. 💡 Tip: Hero → superhero.
Link the two parts to create definitions of a superhero. Choose your favourite definition.
A superhero has to
Brainstorm from the title of the chapter.
a) Name four superheroes you know.
b) Do you have a real life ‘hero’? Who is it?
A hero like
c) How can a person become a hero?
d) Who/what do heroes fight against?
Check with this table what you already know.
Today, can you...
compare people and actions?
Batman is than Superman.
ask elaborate questions?
Ask your teacher: Where (born)?
recount present and past events?
Right now, I
Observe and listen
Link the words, then label them according to the image.
Listen to the audio. Answer the questions about Wonder Woman.
a) First comic published in . b) She appeared in comics universe. c) Real-life values she represents: , , and . d) She is a role model for and . e) Her new ‘role’ is .
Fill in the blanks with these words.
Wonder Woman is a in many ways. Firstly, of course, she is a book hero fighting against in DC comics since 1941. In addition, she is a great to girls and women everywhere. In difficult situations, her strength and help them to feel powerful.
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Listen to the poem. Highlight the stressed syllables for these words.
Poem about heroes
Ordinary heroes. They are everywhere, everyday, In all this world’s confusion And all its disarray. Ordinary heroes, Are there to win another fight, Rather than caped figures running Proudly through the night.
a) Ordinary. b) Heroes. c) Everywhere. d) Confusion. e) Another. f) Rather. g) Figures. h) Proudly.
In many words ending in ‘-er’, the stressed syllable comes just before (another, rather). Practise with this text: shout the stressed syllables, whisper the ‘-er’:
“My father is stronger than the Joker. My mother is faster than the Silver Surfer.”
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