St John the Baptist
Church of England Primary School

 

Superheroes

Week Beginning 22nd June

Why not dress up as a superhero and send us a picture? Here's some comic strip words and superhero colouring pages too.

Talk Time

Who is a superhero?

What makes a hero super?

 

Is a hero the same as a superhero?

What does a superhero do?

Are Batman and Ironman really super heroes or just heroes?

“With great power, comes great responsibility” (Spiderman). Discuss what this means.

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Watch this clip until 2 minutes 10 seconds to find out a bit about superheroes.

Watch this clip – The Superhero Alphabet to find out about different superheroes.

 

Design a superhero.

  • Think about what powers your superhero is going to have. What can they do? What costume will they wear? What will your superhero be called?
  • You could use this sheet to help you design your superhero.
  • This word bank might help you.

 

Superhero Senses.

Who is your favourite superhero?? What special senses or powers do they have? And what happens if they lose their special superhero senses….??

 

What are our 5 senses?

  • Use these slides to help you.

Our sensational senses are very important and our favourite superheroes can use them to save the world!

Use your very own superhero senses of sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell to complete the challenges.

 

And, just remember, seeing isn’t always believing…!

Enter the world of optical illusions to see how we can fool your senses.

If I was a super hero…

Read the poem – If I was a super hero. Discuss all the verbs (action/doing words) in the poem.

  • You could listen to an adult read the poem and you could think of some actions and sound effects to perform at the same time.
  • You could write your own short poem based on the one you’ve just read. Use this writing frame to help you.
  • You could then write it up in your best handwriting and draw a picture of you as a superhero.
  • You could also read and perform your poem aloud. Send us a film clip if you do!

Superhero Onomatopoeia P.E.

Parent/Teacher to call out an onomatopoeia word (Woosh, crash, bang, zap) and children to come up with an action that accompanies each word. Call them out in a random order, can you trick them out?

  • Dance – consider different superheroes and think how they might move: spin, weave, leap, fly, dodge or climb. Practice movement at different levels (low down, medium, high up) and speeds.
  • If they have a sibling or with a parent, pretend to be a superhero and a sidekick. Copy each other’s sequence with a beginning, a middle and an end.

Create your own superhero mask. Why not use one of these templates as a starting point.

Mask 1, mask 2, mask 3, mask 4.

Now you have your mask, why don’t you create an obstacle course and test out your superpowers!

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Watch this montage of superheroes. How many can you name?

 

Invent your own superhero.

Watch this clip – Step-by-step guide for how to become a superhero.

  • You could use this sheet to help you invent your superhero identity.
  • Consider how they become a super hero, were they born with powers, did a spider bite them or are they from another planet?
  • This word bank might help you.

Mr Incredible.

Watch the video clip of Mr Incredible rescuing the cat from the tree.

  • Then complete the comic strip, retelling the story of the rescue.

Create a comic strip for your superhero.

  • You may wish to use this comic strip sheet to help you.
  • Think about the story plot. What is the problem? How is the superhero going to save the day? Is a villain going to try to stop the superhero? Does it end well?

Superhero Onomatopoeia.

In comic books, sound words (onomatopoeia) are to  emphasise and to show what is happening between the characters.

 

  • What effect does using onomatopoeia have in a story?

Use this list of onomatopoeia to create your own word picture.

Create your own superhero mask. Why not use one of these templates as a starting point.

Mask 1, mask 2, mask 3, mask 4.

  • Now you have your mask, why don’t you create an obstacle course and test out your superpowers!

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Watch this montage of superheroes. How many can you name?

 

Invent your own superhero.

Watch this clip – Step-by-step guide for how to become a superhero.

  • Use this PowerPoint to help you develop your superhero.
  • You could use this sheet to help you invent your superhero.

Invent the arch enemy of your super hero. How do they defeat your super hero?

 

Think about Batman and the Joker, Superman and Lex Luther, Spiderman and Green Goblin, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Shredder. Why are they their arch enemies and how do they try to defeat the superhero?

 

Use this writing sheet to explain how your arch enemy will defeat your superhero you created yesterday.

 

 

Create a comic strip for your superhero.

Think about the story plot. What is the problem? How is the superhero going to save the day? Is a villain/arch enemy going to try to stop the superhero? Does it end well?

You could use this powerpoint to help inspire you:  Powerpoint of Mr Incredible

Watch the short video clip – Flight.

A 2 minute film about a boy recounting how he learnt to fly. Now he is a grown up; he flies in other ways.

 

What is your super power? Write a diary entry about the day you first discovered your superpower.

Create your own superhero mask. Why not use one of these templates as a starting point.

Mask 1, mask 2, mask 3, mask 4.

Now you have your mask, why don’t you create an obstacle course and test out your superpowers!