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A charming interactive comic book introduces readers to three lesser-known, yet pivotal, scientists from the Renaissance era. Their discoveries, which took place during the Scientific Revolution in Europe, are the basis for many of today's scientific concepts.
2nd - 7th Science 10 Views 4 Downloads
Identifying Author’s Purpose in a Newspaper
Between news articles, editorials, and comic strips, many different types of writing are presented to readers in a newspaper. The first lesson in this series helps children make sense of all this information by teaching them the key characteristics of informational, entertaining, and persuasive writing.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 34 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Business Cycle and Important Economic Measures
Help your class understand the natural cycle of growth and decline in an economy, and the importance of GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation. Your learners will begin with reading, worksheets, and detailed direct instruction on these topics.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 40 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Vocabulary Unit 1.2: Everyday Objects, Free Time
Your class has many interests and hobbies outside school hours. Have them study the words used for these activities, as well as words for everyday objects in their home, in a vocabulary worksheet that includes word banks, a crossword puzzle, and fill-in-the-blank exercises.
4th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Super Science By Any Means Necessary!
The animated S2 Unit will use the adventures of a Super Hero and her sidekick to teach basic science and math concepts. Educators can use comic books, Saturday Morning Cartoons and the adventures of Super Heroes to teach a nine-week science and math unit.
11th - 12th Science 11 Views 35 Downloads
Media Portrayal of the Vietnam War
History classes can explore two different depictions of the Vietnam War experience with this engaging resource. While watching clips of Platoon and reading excerpts from the comic, The 'Nam, students take notes for use in completing a graphic organizer that helps them understand the differing perspectives.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 15 Downloads
Poetic Justice: Understanding the Life of a Tethered Dog
The Humane Society provides a lesson in which class members explore the issue of tethering dogs. Through the resources used -- a comic, a poem, and narrative and expository writings -- class members realize that messages can be conveyed in many ways.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 101 Downloads
Action Through Art
How can we make the world a better place? Help your class members become world citizens, active in philanthropy and the community around them. Use a comic book (included) to discuss the idea of philanthropy. Then, using the superhero template provided, groups of pupils brainstorm how a superhero could make their school better.
7th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 7 Downloads
Causes of WWII Book Project
To conclude their study of World War II, world history students are charged with creating a children's book, comic book, or graphic novel that depicts the causes of the war. Using images from the Internet or their own illustrations, writers compose and construct their book and then read it to the class.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Comic Book Project
Students write a comic. In this writing lesson, 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
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 25 Downloads
Students create a comic strip. In this technology lesson 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. Students create a comic strip and share with their classmates.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 41 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
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 strip format.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads
Character and Plot Development Through Comics
Third graders are introduced to character, plot development, point of view, and tone through the use of comic strips. They, in pairs, identify these four attributes in the comic strip and present their findings to the class.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 55 Downloads
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 3 Views 22 Downloads