Lesson 1 (from Chapter One)
The aim of this lesson is to examine the Gotham setting.
1. Class discussion. Do the students think the Gotham setting reflects 90s society in any way? How does the author create an environment that suits the story and its characters? Is the setting comparable to any other cities in America? Why do the students think the setting attracts so much crime?
2. Ask the students to use the story to draw a map of Gotham city, filling any blanks with their imagination.
3. Ask the students to use information from the story and their own imaginations to write a history time line of the city.
4. Homework. Compare the Gotham setting to a real American city. Are there any similarities?
Lesson 2 (from Chapter One)
The aim of this lesson is to examine the author's representation of Batman.
1. Class discussion. How does Loeb represent Batman? What does this representation say...
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