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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...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Superman’s Secret Identity
". . .faster than a speeding bullet" or slow, weak, and clumsy? Superman or Clark Kent? Which is the secret identity? Even non-readers of comic books will enjoy this article about personality, perception and identity.
7th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Comic Strips to Teach the Use of Quotation Marks
Young scholars 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...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Comic and Film Strip Writing
Young scholars write a funny story and illustrate it in a comic strip. In this comic strip lesson, students study comic strips and determine the plot of each story. Young scholars then write a short story and illustrate it using a comic...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
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...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Shakespearean Comedy on Film
This instructional activity 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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable