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5th Grade Superheros June 16, 2009

Filed under: projects — alaplante @ 7:02 am
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The fifth graders finished their superheros.  Beginning with a survey, the students created their ideal alter-ego, based on what super-power they wanted, as well as colors and names.  The students learned the correct proportions of the human body–7-8 heads tall.  We even measured a few student heads and multiplied that number by 7…the 7 head rule was always correct!

Next, the students learned how to put the human body in motion.  They practiced many poses, always keeping the body 7 heads tall.

After choosing a pose, the superhero was put into action.

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One Response to “5th Grade Superheros”

  1. pinklesweet Says:

    Hello
    I am an English teacher who works in a public School in Spain. I think your blog is amazing!!
    I love all the work you all are doing with the children.
    I found specially interesting this superhero activity. I would like to do the same with my 5th graders.
    Thank you very much for your ideas and above all for share them!!

    Alicia


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