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Welcome to the Superheroes unit!

Lots of people love superheroes—but why? What does it mean to have a superpower, and what makes for a great superhero character and story?
In this unit, you will:
  • Learn about superheroes from different countries around the world, what powers they have, and who they battle against
  • Read stories featuring some brand new superheroes
  • Think about how well current superheroes reflect the identities of all superhero fans
  • Watching videos to help you understand what good readers and writers do
  • Reading and answering questions about literary and informational texts
  • Learning new academic words
In order to answer the essential question: What makes a superhero super?

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