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Make a Social Skills Superhero Comic Book
Get creative as you teach a activity on positive peer and social interactions. Discuss good social interactions through a scenario, brainstorm a positive response to the scenario, then creat a comic book superhero that exemplifies the social skills highlighted in the discussion.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Onomatopoeia is the focus of this language arts PowerPoint. Viewers see examples of words that utilize this characteristic such as: roar, vroom, clunk, and moo. They must find examples of onomatopoeia in a comic strip and then are asked to create their own comic strip which contains an example of onomatopoeia.
3rd - 4th English Language Arts
Hurricanes and Hot Towers with TRMM
Take cover because a wild presentation on hurricanes is about to make landfall in your classroom! An outstanding PowerPoint presentation is the centerpiece of this lesson. Not only does it provide information and photographs, but several links to Internet animations and video clips that demonstrate how satellite technology is helping to predict where these destructive storms will strike.
6th - 8th Math
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.
Learners create a comic strip. In this technology lesson students are read the book Superdog: The Heart of a Hero by Caralyn Bueher. Learners discuss what it means to be a hero and create their own superhero for a comic strip. Students create a comic strip and share with their classmates.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
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.
Rainforest Conservation Postcards and Comics
Culminate your study of the rainforest by creating postcards to send to government representatives or comic strips that teach about conservation of threatened resources. Elementary schoolers use images from Pics4Learning to design comics, postcards, and presentations to share their knowledge and goals with others.
2nd - 12th Science
The US Financial System
Here is a very unique activity in which learners simulate operations of a fractional reserve banking system, ultimately gaining a better understanding of how banks work and process money creation through lending. It includes a Story of Banks comic book with guided reading questions, financial investments and bank scavenger hunt WebQuest, and all instructional materials needed for the simulation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore stock characters and pantomime. In this comic theater lesson plan, 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
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 English Language Arts
Comic and Film Strip Writing
Students write a funny story and illustrate it in a comic strip. In this comic strip lesson plan, students study comic strips and determine the plot of each story. Students then write a short story and illustrate it using a comic strip format.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Halloween Comic Strips
Fourth graders participate in a lesson on the subject of creating comic strips. They create facial expressions in drawings for practice and gradually progress to making their own comic strips based on the holiday of Halloween. The subject of comic strips helps to keep students engaged.
4th Social Studies & History