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Comic Book Project
Students write a fictional story into a comic book format. In this creative writing instructional activity, 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 English Language Arts
Eudora Welty's "A Worn Path" in Graphical Representation
Students analyze graphical forms of Eudora Welty and interpret the shorts stories in the representations. For this graphical representations lesson, students analyze the short story genre in comic strips. Students then create their own story through a comic strip.
7th - 9th English Language Arts
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 CCSS: Designed
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 English Language Arts 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 CCSS: Adaptable
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 English Language Arts 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
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
Poetic Justice: Understanding the Life of a Tethered Dog
The Humane Society provides a activity 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 English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
Professor Garfield Forms of Media
Keep your class from falling for advertising and help them discover various types of media with a comic strip that includes interactive elements. Learners get to read a story, identify types of media, and help a character develop a video.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills
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 English Language Arts
Comic Book or Comic Strip Design
Pupils design an original cartoon character. They explain the creative process and development of a cartoon from brainstorming to final draft and study different types of cartooning. Use the correct terminology associated with cartooning
7th - 8th English Language Arts