Zapato Power

Lesson 7


Explain if Freddie’s actions make him a superhero by using details to retell how characters respond to major events and challenges.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Zapato Power: Freddie Ramos Takes Off by Jacqueline Jules  — Ch. 7

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Target Task


Freddie wants to be a superhero. Do his actions in this chapter make him a superhero? Defend why or why not?

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Key Questions


  • How did Freddie solve his first mystery? Was it actually a mystery?
  • How did Zapato use his super speed to look for Puppy?
  • In what ways did brainpower work better than Zapato Power?
  • Where was Puppy?
  • How did Zapato Power make Freddie a hero?
  • Why is Freddie unsure how to answer Maria's question? How does Mr. Vaslov save him from the question? How does this make Freddie feel?




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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.