Movies that Rock: The Avengers

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The Avengers was made in 2012. The movie was based on Marvel’s comics. Marvel Comics is very famous for their superhero comics like X-Men, Spider-Man and many more. Marvel started in 1939 by Martin Goodman. His parents were Jewish immigrants. The first Marvel comic book was published in 1939.The name of the comic was Marvel Comics #1 which featured the Human Torch. The movie The Avengers is about a team of superheroes that must stop the god Loki from taking over the world. Loki is the brother of Thor one of the superheroes that is trying to stop him to take over the world, with the other superheroes like Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk and others from  S.H.I.E.L.D.

The Avengers was released on May 4th 2012. Starring actors like Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, and Mark Ruffalo. Downey started in 1992 with the film Chaplin for which he won the BAFTA Award for best actor in a Leading Role. The first time Evans started as a superhero was as the Human Torch in Fantastic Four in 2007. Hemsworth is best known for his role of Thor. Buffalo started in movies like: Just Like Heaven and many others.



  • Immigrants: Someone who comes to live in a different country.
  •  Role: The job someone or something has in a particular situation.  A part in a play or film.
  • Published: To prepare and print a book, newspaper, magazine, article, etc.
  •  Released: To make a record or film available for people to buy or see.


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  • Which is your favorite Avenger?


Session 6

Welcome to this activity created by Learning Advisor Mr. Alejandro Rivera Romero from Satelite Branch. Take note of all the pink words, read the text, watch the video and answer the question in the comment section below.

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