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In this exercise, learners identify characters from an "Archie" comic and discuss the relevance of "Archie" to today's youth. They create public service advertisements featuring celebrities to address common concerns among teenagers in their communities.
6th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 44 Downloads
Create a graphic autobiography integrating images and text. Working within the structure of the programs Comic Life and Photoshop, pupils integrate the Principles of Design. They focus on balance, rhythm, proportion, and text structure. The lesson provides assessment, differentiated instruction, and enrichment options.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 32 Downloads
Graphic Novel Writing Workshop
Khaled Hosseini’s video “Using Real People and Events” motivates learners to reflect on their own experiences and to use those experiences as the basis of a graphic novel that expresses a universal truth. The richly detailed plan includes background information, step-by-step instructions, links to a free comic-making tool, and discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 35 Downloads
New Review EdTech Tuesdays: FriendStrip Kids Pro
Comics in the classroom? Of course! For an overview of the FriendStrip Kids Pro app, and ideas for use in the classroom, you can watch this quick video. Jennifer and Rich take you step-by-step through how to edit a comic strip, and how to apply it to your classroom objectives.
5 mins 1st - 7th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Tintin and I: Primary and Secondary Sources
Mickey Mouse, Elmo, and Tintin? Belgian cartoonist Georges (Herge) Remi’s famous comic character launches a study of primary and secondary source material and the impact these sources have on storytelling. Class members also examine the work of Jason Lutes and his comic series Berlin before researching an unfamiliar culture and crafting their own illustrated adventure narrative.
10th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
Maus Lesson Plan
The artistic choices Art Spiegelman made in his graphic novel, Maus, are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare classic comic book forms with Spiegelman’s panels and frames. Directed to specific pages and guided by a series of questions, readers analyze the artwork panel by panel, and develop hypotheses about the author’s intent.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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Let everyone bring out their inner Stan Lee, and practice creating visually-pleasing comic strips that represent and liven up their stories, essays, personal experiences, and the personality of the creator.
2nd - 8th Classroom Support 34 Views 4 Downloads
Creating Scrolls Based on the Illustrated Tale of Genji
Now these are learning activities full of fun, art, and cultural exploration. Kids consider the art of storytelling through comic book images. They then look at the Tale of Genji as it was written in the 11th century. They discuss Japanese art and culture then create an illustrated scroll that retells the Tale of Genji with an updated twist.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Shakespearean Comedy on Film
This lesson will focus on the aspects of Shakespeare's comedy that become more evident in performance. By viewing clips of the same Shakespeare scene in different film versions, high schoolers have the opportunity to engage in a close critical analysis and to compare the play to its film version.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 81 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Charlie Brown and Friends
Charles Schulz' Charlie Brown and Friends, a collection of Peanuts comic strips, provides young readers with an opportunity to engage in full-class discussions, work in groups to examine how Schulz develops his characters, and independently craft original stories.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 9 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Comic Strip Templates
Comic strips are engaging, valuable tools for learners to demonstrate their understanding, convey main ideas and thoughts, and express their inner creativity! Be sure to check out the related materials of this resource, which include several different comic strip templates to accommodate a wide variety of assignment types.
4th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 6 Downloads
Martin Luther King and The Montgomery Story
Now here is a resource you don't see everyday. It's a printable version of a 17-page, full-color comic that describes the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the civil rights movement in 1955 and 1956. It focuses on the actions of Martin Luther King Jr.
5th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 22 Downloads
Lesson: The Power of Story
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's lesson. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image depicts and how the image is a representation of traditional Hindu tales.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Exploiting Comic Strips in Class
For a general idea of how to teach with comic strips, see this set of ideas, which leads you through how to tackle a particular Peanuts comic strip. You can use this as a Charlie Brown activity, or for inspiration and guidance for teaching other comic strips in you class.
6 mins 6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Comic Book Project
Students write a fictional story into a comic book format. In this creative writing lesson, 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 19 Views 83 Downloads
Super Digital Citizen
Teach your charges how to become responsible digital citizens with superheroes! Start out with a brief class discussion about what acting safely, responsibly, and respectfully looks like. Next, have each pupil create their own digital citizen superhero with the provided template or online (link included).
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 40 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In this language arts lesson, students listen to the book "Many Luscious Lollipops," in order to become familiar with adjectives. Students create four comic strip squares, using five adjectives in each square, after hearing the book. Each student reads their comic to the class upon completion.
2nd - 6th Language Arts 24 Views 163 Downloads