This is an extensively aligned, 5th grade (though easily adaptable to other grades through grammar standards) Common Core writing project that involves extended editing throughout a semester or year. Students are excited about the "Superhero Stories" every year. This creative project draws in the reluctant writer.
THIS IS A YEAR/SEMESTER PROJECT
Common Core Standards
Advice from an Expert: Christopher Paolini
Diagram of a Superhero
Superhero Character Brainstorming Sheet
Nemesis Character Brainstorming Sheet
Session 1 Editing Rubric (4 Weeks)