Engage your beginners students in a task-based unit about superheroes and let them get creative with this engaging complete unit.
Your Superheroes Unit in detail:
This is a set of 20 worksheets about superheroes offering an overview of the unit, links to authentic documents to be used, together with a B&W version. You will also find some extra activities and some varied ways to approach some of the activities included.
The unit is organized in 3 steps, 2 intermediary and 1 final, each offering a task.
- Step 1: Discover the topic
Your students will decode a message using superhero symbols. They’ll find the phrase: « our chapter is about superheroes and superpowers ».
You’ll find an extra activity to try and name the symbols used and brainstorm about the topic. Finally, your students will watch a video and discover what makes heroes superheroes.
As a first task, they’ll build a mindmap.
- Step 2: Learn about famous superheroes
Your students will read two ID cards and then research a superhero of their choice to create their own ID card. Various options are included with a pairwork, a writing follow-up. You will also find an audio for a listening comprehension activity.
As a second task, they’ll create a hero, fill in an ID card and design their hero.
- Step 3: Defend your hero in front of a jury
Your students will study a song and discover comparatives. They’ll then try and compare superheroes and complete the portrait of their hero to present it to a jury. You may organize this task as a speaking or interacting activity in which case some conversation cubes were included.
For your convenience, you will also find a B&W version.
Please note that this unit is shorter – and thus cheaper – than our usual units because it’s complemented with the study of two books ;), resources sold separately or bundled on the store.
This set is not editable. The links to listening, reading and viewing activities are included. The files in the archive are PDF to be open in Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Please note that this unit has complementary resources on our store: two story sacks and a flapbook together with a memory challenge. All these resources exist in a bundle.
Please download the preview to get a detailed overview.
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