Thor: a Godly Superhero!
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by Eric Bryan
| 4 Questions
Note from the author:
Studying the Hero's Journey?? Take a look at this info on Thor and how his Norse background ties in with his modern incarnation and the other classic heroes from mythology! *Info in this activity is used from Zak Hamby's website www.mythologyteacher.com and/or creativeenglishteacher.com.
Directions: Please take a look at the linked information HERE over the Norse lifestyle before going on with the rest of the activity.
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3 pts
How is the comic book superhero Thor different than the original Norse god? Explain.
2
3 pts
Do you think Thor makes a good superhero? Explain.
3
3 pts
Who is another god or goddess (from any mythology) that would make a good superhero? Explain.
Take a look at the Led Zeppelin's "Immigrant Song" linked here and the song below:

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5 pts
Categorize the following lyrics from "Immigrant Song" to its proper topic. One category may be used more than once.
  • "We come from the land of the ice and snow..."
  • "We are your overlords."
  • "Can whisper tales of gore"
  • "The hammer of the gods"
  • "To fight the horde, singing and crying: Valhalla, I am coming!"
  • Frigid environment
  • Fierce warriors
  • Thor
  • Fearless sailors/Vikings
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