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Female Superheroes: Changing Powers Over Time

In this media literacy activity students analyze female superheroes from comics of the 1960s and 2010s for messages about changes in media representations of gender and power across fifty years.

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Resource Details

Relevant Subject Area(s)

Psychology, Visual Arts, Commercial Arts/Advertising, Sociology, ELA/English Language Arts

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School, College

Media Type(s)

Informational Text, Photograph, Webpage


Sox Sperry

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: Literature (RL), Speaking and Listening (SL)