What the New Ms. Marvel Means for Muslims in Comics

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Gene Demby interviews three Muslim comic book fans to get their response to Marvel's newly re-imagined superheroine, Kamala Khan, a Muslim-American teenager.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals reimagine another Marvel or DC character to represent a group with which they identify
  • Kids might also trace the development of the character in her comic book series and in the Avengers All-New-All-Different Avengers
Classroom Considerations

  • The concepts and vocabulary in the article make it more appropriate for high school readers
  • The discussion of the article requires a safe classroom environment

 

Pros

  • The six-page packet includes Gene Demby's 2013 NPR's CodeSwitch article, as well as text-based and discussion questions
Cons

  • None