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The Great Depression Comic Book
Did you know that the comic book made its debut during the 1930s? Using this resource as guidelines for their work, your young historians will use the creative medium of a comic book to summarize their understanding of major events during the Great Depression.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging app has a range of possibilities for classroom application and is sure to spark creativity and critical thinking among your learners!
2nd - 12th Language Arts 69 Views 29 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Comic Book Characters
Explore gender stereotypes by analyzing how male and female characters are depicted in comic books. Using the provided Comic Book Analysis sheet, students record the attributes of male and female comic book characters. Then the whole class records common attributes, and discusses what messages about gender they have discovered.
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 49 Downloads
Vocabulary Comic Strips
Who says comic strips aren’t educational? Prove these naysayers wrong by asking your class members to create a comic strip for a selected vocabulary word. Using online technological tools that provide access to an array of options for expressions, your students will craft, save, and share their comic strips that include the definition, synonyms, antonyms, and satirical devices to make the word memorable.
9th - 12th Language Arts 63 Views 57 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comic Life With Kenzuke's Kingdom
Kenzuke's Kingdom is a wonderful adventure about a boy sailing around the world, it's also the focus of this lesson. Students read the novel as a class then use the Comic Life website to create a two-page comic based on the story. This would be a great cumulative reading or summary project for any book.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
8th Grade Social Studies: Cumulative Scrapbook/Comic Book
While making a scrapbook or comic book may seem like a super fun project, kids will need to follow all the rules to get an A. Project focus, guidelines, and expectations are totally laid out. All the necessary project instructions, standards, and the rubric just need to be printed and passed out in class.
8th Social Studies & History 20 Views 59 Downloads
New Review POW! A Peanuts Collection
Make a study of Charles M. Scultz's famous comic strip Peanuts in your language arts class. Class members read and discuss the baseball-themed book POW! A Peanuts Collection. After talking about themes and vocabulary, they complete Charlie Brown activities, including research reports and writing assignments.
6 mins 3rd - 7th Language Arts 8 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Jewish Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Birth of the Comic Book
Students examine Jewish immigration of the late ninteenth century and analyze Jewish contributions to popular American culture. They explore primary sources to study the Jewish immigration experience and analyze the birth of the comic book.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 13 Downloads
Barter & Money
You want five pigs, but you only have four bails of hay. How will you manage to get your want? A great simulation begins this lesson into why the use of money has replaced the process of bartering. Then, after indulging in a comic book on "The Story of Money," your class members will complete questions to determine the three functions of money.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
International Trade and Exchange
Your class members will begin this great lesson on the interests of international free trade and exchange by participating in an exciting hands-on simulation. They will then proceed to read a comic book on the topic and complete guided reading questions, and conclude by reviewing an interview on globalization with an op-ed writer from the New York Times.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 70 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Oh, yes I'm at my happiest when I have a good idea and I'm drawing it well, and it comes out well, and somebody laughs at it." This is a quote from Charles M. Schulz, creator of the Peanuts comic strip, and someone who definitely understood the power of a good comic.
4th - 12th All 43 Views 10 Downloads
Students explore the intersection between popular and high art by recreating comic strips in various artistic styles and then famous works of art as comics. Through this exploration, students come to conclusions about what art is and comic book roles
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 72 Downloads
The Five-Transition Adventure Planner
Having problems with abrupt and stunted writing? Upper elementary and middle schoolers write comic book scenes focusing on transition words. After listening to the book Meanwhile by Jules Feiffer, they participate in prewriting activities that focus on transition words.
4th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 405 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"The Inn of Lost Time" Comic Strip Assignment
Has your class recently finished reading "The Inn of Lost Time" by Lensey Namoika? Engage your learners in a comic strip project for which they must retell the plot of one of the three stories in "The Inn of Lost Time." The resource lists details about what the comic should include and includes a line to fill in the due date.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 2 Downloads
Creating a Classic Comic Book
Students read a given play. They choose the key scenes from the play and write a narration to carry the plot line between those scenes. They create a comic book that depicts these key scenes, complete with pictures and text balloons.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads
An incredibly creative and rich language arts lesson plan awaits you. In it, young lovers of fairy tales create an original comic strip that's based on the fairy tale of their choosing. The text and pictures are all done by the kids themselves.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 24 Views 57 Downloads
Creating Comic Strips
Students recognize the elements needed to create a comic strip. In this comic strip lesson, student understand that comic strips need words and pictures. Students find differences and similarities in comic strips. Students describe how they could summarize a book through the use of a comic strip.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 23 Views 33 Downloads
Exploring the World of Comic Book Heroes
Students explore comic book superheroes. They make connections between their adventures and everyday life experiences. They work in collaborative groups to conduct research, design cover art, and create an interactive Venn diagram comparing real life heroes and comic book superheroes.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 18 Views 71 Downloads
"Cereal" Comic Strip
Students discuss how wheat is important to our everyday lives, from food to insulation, focusing on how wheat grains are processed into food items. Students then create a comic strip of the steps of processing grain to demonstrate understanding of the co
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads