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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 18 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 instructional activity. Students read the novel as a class then use the Comic Life website to create a two-page comic based on the story.
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 17 Views 56 Downloads
Comic Book Project
Students write a fictional story into a comic book format. In this creative writing instructional activity, students analyze example comics and discuss the format. Students create a comic book using imaginary characters that find a solution to a problem.
6th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 39 Downloads
Creative Content through Comics
Students identify the different parts of a comic strip and creat their own about the French and Indian War period. They share their comics with the class. They can compile them into a newspaper format if they choose.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 80 Downloads
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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 67 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Creating Comic Strips
Students recognize the elements needed to create a comic strip. For 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 22 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
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
"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 Comic Strips
Students explore genre of comics, view variety of comic strips, discuss components of comic strips, examine conventions of comic strips, analyze online comic creator interactive and create planning sheet for using the tool, and apply what they have learned about comics by creating one of their own.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 48 Downloads
Comic Strip Context Clues
Second graders create dialogue for a comic strip using context clues to match the text to the pictures. They use comic blanks imbedded in this lesson. They write dialogue for each frame. Remind them to use the picture clues when writing their dialogue.
2nd Language Arts 21 Views 73 Downloads
Students explore stock characters and pantomime. In this comic theater lesson, students examine an ancient Greek statuette depicting a comic actor and an ancient Roman lamp decorated with a comic mask. Students pantomime short scenes and create a comic theater mask.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 16 Downloads
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
Using Comic Strips to Teach the Use of Quotation Marks
Students identify when and why quotations are used. Using comic strips and speech bubbles, they read and discuss examples of quotation marks, and in pairs write text for a cartoon on a piece of paper using quotation marks around the appropriate text.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 11 Views 114 Downloads