Zapato Power

Lesson 15


Defend if Freddie is a superhero by using details to retell key events and how characters respond to major events and challenges.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Springs Into Action by Jacqueline Jules  — Ch. 7

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Target Task


At the end of the chapter Freddie’s mom calls him a superhero. Based on the events of this chapter, is Freddie a superhero? Why or why not?

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Key Questions


  • What does the description "my face heated up" show about Freddie?
  • Where do Freddie and his mom go to look for Mr. Vaslov? What do they notice?
  • Why was Freddie worried about Mr. Vaslov?
  • Why did Freddie say his Zapato Power wasn't working and he needed to use his brain power?
  • How does the wristband help Freddie find Mr. Vaslov?
  • Why does Freddie decide to get the ladder? What lesson had he learned?
  • How does he save Mr. Vaslov?

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Common Core Standards

  • RL.2.3 — Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

  • RF.2.4 — Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.