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Creating 21st Century Superheroes
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are used to research and comics are posted to a class wiki.
2nd - 11th Language Arts 50 Views 52 Downloads
Lesson: The Shadow Spirit Sidekick
Who doesn't need a sidekick or protective spell? Kids examine a clay vessel from ancient Colombia as they discuss the idea of sidekicks or protective magic. They then illustrate a comic strip that represents the concept of protection in the form of alter ego, spirit companion, sidekick, or magic spell.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Lesson: Deities & Superheroes
Here's a twist on the old compare-and-contrast lesson. Budding art historians compare an Assyrian limestone relief to comic book superheroes. They discuss the similarities and differences in the three-dimensional relief to two-dimensional cartoon images.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 26 Downloads
Fourth graders comprehend the differences between political parties and some of the key issues brought up in political debates (health care, social securtiy, military, education, etc). They view a comic and students write down what they think the comic is trying to say.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Learning to Do: Creating New Application
Bring humor into your own writing! Writers consider how professional authors create humor in their writing. They read and analyze comic strips and poetry to determine the devices used by writers to create humor. Some of the examples aren't particularly hilarious, so you might want to supplement them with additional examples.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Lesson Plan 10: Writing Really Good Dialogue
Boring dialogue can run a great story into the ground; get your novelists using dialogue as a tool to move their story into deeper and more developed territory. As part of a larger writing series, this lesson plan has a worksheet that can easily be found online.
5th - 8th Language Arts 15 Views 137 Downloads
Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path" in Graphical Representation
Learners analyze graphical forms of Eudora Welty and interpret the shorts stories in the representations. In this graphical representations lesson, students analyze the short story genre in comic strips. Learners then create their own story through a comic strip.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 16 Downloads
Making Inferences - An Introduction
Help your learners identify the inferences they make every day with this SMART board lesson. With a comic strip in the first presentation slide, they make inferences about the situation. A discussion addresses what type of prior knowledge they needed in order to understand the comic.
7th Special Education 33 Views 148 Downloads
SHINE Against Bullying - Let Your Inner STAR Shine
SHINE stands for Stand up for yourself, Help other, Inform adults, Never us technology to bully, Encourage other to stand up. Using this tenet students role-play bullying scenarios and create a comic strip showing the SHINE steps. Several web links, rubric, examples, and worksheets are included.
4th Health 3 Views 10 Downloads
Young scholars recognize heroic authors and illustrators and create their own comic strips. In this language arts lesson, students examine characteristics of heroes and work in groups to create their own comic strips and hero books.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Writing Directions for Mathematical Activities
Fifth graders reorganize comic strips to have them make sense, complete outline and organize their thoughts into outline form to explain directions, and use that outline to complete their own directions for geometry activities.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
"Le Monstre dans le Metro"-the Parisian subway
Students are given evidence in the target language of French in order to explain the metro system. The lesson plan strengthens communication skills. They recreate a comic book story from French into English for fun.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 7 Downloads
Comic Book Project
Students write a comic. In this writing lesson plan, students discuss comic books and why they continue to be so popular. Students create a comic book using an imaginary character. Students must present a problem and solution in their comic.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 31 Downloads
Families are Funny- Drawing a Comic Strip
In this family comic book worksheet, students examine examples of comic strips about families. They plan and draw their own 3 panel family comic strip using drawing tools. They investigate more about drawing comic strips by visiting a web site.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
Designers of Comics (Anger Management)
Fifth graders select a comic strip that shows anger or frustration being mismanaged and create new frames with the characters handling the situation in a more positive way. They participate in a class discussion about anger and ways to handle anger more positively.
5th Health 3 Views 23 Downloads
Students create a comic strip. In this technology instructional activity students are read the book Superdog: The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn Bueher. Students discuss what it means to be a hero and create their own superhero for a comic strip.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 40 Downloads
How Owly And Wormy Became Friends: Using a Silent Comic To Inspire Creative Writing
Students view a wordless comic before using it as a story starter. They access a story that uses the same characters at a website in order to better understand the nature of the characters. They write a story inspired by the comic and the online story.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Using Wordless Comics To Help Create Meaning in Reading
Use picture cues as a tool in order to create meaning along with text. With a wordless comic, young illustrators discuss the main idea and character traits, and independently write a summary for a page of a wordless comic. This strategy has application to both literature and informational text.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 45 Downloads