Theater Lesson Storytelling with Super Heroes Postcard Stories

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4th - 6th, Homeschool
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"Truth, justice and the American way." Who doesn't like super heroes? This storytelling lesson and exercise, suitable for grades 3-8, is great for a drama class, reading group, Language Arts or storytelling unit. Students work cooperatively, using post cards and creating a short story about someone SPECIAL (hint, hint) in their classroom.

Note: You will need a large postcard collection to teach this lesson effectively. You can also use magazine photos, old photos from calendars, greeting cards or photos from the internet

The product comes with:

  • Rationale for Teaching with Super Heroes
  • The History of Super Heroes
  • What is a Super Hero
  • Qualities of a super hero flyer (same qualities we want for our students)
  • Teacher’s questions--what I say and how I say it!
  • Tips for Success
  • Procedure
  • Materials List
  • Student group example
  • Evaluation and alternative assignment

Comprehensive? You bet.

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Total Pages
17 pages
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Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
Use correlative conjunctions (e.g., either/or, neither/nor).
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.


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