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Escuela Naciones Unidas

Guide teacher: Mª José Ibaceta

Class: 8º A
Unit: Comics and Cartoons
Group members: Leslie Hernández-Gabriel Orrego
Unidad: Comics and Cartoons
• Objetivos fundamentales:

- Por medio de ciertos comics relacionados con valores, promover el

uso de “Valores” influenciados por personajes que los alumnos
consideren héroes.
- Promover el interés por el contexto social que poseen los cómics.

• Aprendizajes esperados:

- Comprender textos escritos relacionados al tema de los comics.

- Comprender el uso del Past simple en las distintas actividades
- Enriquecerse de vocabulario relacionado con los comics.
- Aprender a utilizar el tiempo del Past simple en conversaciones
relacionadas con actividades que pasan en el momento para así hacer
más comprensible y significativo el aprendizaje.
Welcome to the
World of Comics and

a) Do you know any of these Superheroes?

b) What things do you think they do to save the World?
Reading activity
The Justice League, also called the Justice League of
America or JLA, is a fictional superhero team that
appeared in comic books published by DC Comics.
First appearing in The Brave and the Bold #28 (1960), the
League originally appeared with a line-up that
included Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green
Lantern, Aquaman and the Martian Manhunter. However,
the team roster rotated throughout the years with
characters such as Green Arrow, Atom, Hawkman, Black
Canary, Captain Marvel, Zatanna, Plastic Man, and dozens
of others. Throughout the years, various incarnations or
subsections of the team also operated as Justice League
America, Justice League Europe, Justice League
International, Justice League Task Force, Justice League
Elite, and Extreme Justice.
Various comic book series featuring the League remained
generally popular with fans since inception and in most
incarnations, its roster includes DC's most popular
characters. The League concept also adapred various other
entertainment media, including the classic Saturday
morning Super Friends animated series (1973-1986), an
unproduced Justice League of America live action series,
and most recently animated series Justice League (2001-
2004) and Justice League Unlimited (2004-2006). A live-
action film was in the works in 2008 before being shelved.
Reading activities
Activity: Fill in the blanks with the appropriate verb from the box

Operated – Remained – Appeared - Included

a) The Justice League, is a fictional superhero team that ____ in comic

books published by DC Comics.
b) The League originally appeared with a line-up that _____
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, etc.
c) Throughout the years, various incarnations or subsections of the team
also _____ as Justice League America, 
d) Various comic book series featuring the League _____ generally
popular with fans since inception and in most incarnations, its roster
includes DC's most popular characters.
Try to remember

Simple Past

[VERB+ed] or irregular verbs
Add an -ed to each verb in
present simple to turn it into past
You called Debbie.
Did you call Debbie? simple:
You did not call Debbie.

Use the Simple Past to express the idea that an a) I call___ my sister by phone
action started and finished at a specific time in last week.
the past. Sometimes, the speaker may not
actually mention the specific time, but they do b) We play__ football yesterday.
have one specific time in mind.
c) I wash__ my car last week.
I saw a movie yesterday. d) I ask__ you about the festival
I didn't see a play yesterday. last night!!!
Last year, I traveled to Japan.
Last year, I didn't travel to Korea. e) I arrive__ at 12:00 pm, but you
Did you have dinner last night?
She washed her car.
wasn't there.
He didn't wash his car.
Listening activities
Activity 1: Listen to the following advice of “He man” and answer
the following question:
a) Do you think that he man's advice is wright or wrong??? Why???
Activity 2: Listen to the advice again and do the matching activity.
Match each sentence with the appropriate word:

1. Was
a) The rock man, who ___ my sword,
thought it ___ him a leader.
2. Develop
b) But he ___ wrong.
3. Respect for others
c) What does a good leader is intelligence,
_________, and an unselfish desire to
4. Took
do well.
d) So... if you ______ them by yourself, you 5. Become
could _______ a good leader too.
6. Made
Proyect work on Comics

After having noticed the relationship between

comics and He man's advices, the students are
supposed to create their own comic with its own
Proyect tasks
• 1. The students have to think on a situation in which
they could apply values such as respect, tolerance,
• 2.1 Students have to create a comic in wich they can
use these values.
• 2.2 Students have to apply dialogues using the past
simple tense.
• 2.3 The students have to create their own characters
in order to enforce their imagination.
Comic example
time you
won this

Now it´s
my turn to You felt against me
defeat in the past…now it
you!!! will be the same!!!

Ohhh. Do it like goku and

vegeta. Solve your
That problems not by fighting.
Try to do it by talking or
hurt… other kind of problem

Oh no… now
Fighting doesn
you won this ´t solve
battle. anything!!!

• To Practice the past simple tense.

• To promote colavorative work.
• To make students realise about different kind of
• To share information about values through the comics
and cartoons created by themselves.