Comic Strip Stories

Scholars use their knowledge of plot and sequencing of events to compose a narrative story using a comic strip. To begin, learners look at and listen to a comic strip then write a summary. The class brainstorms ideas for a comic strip that showcases a familiar story. Individually, compose a comic strip detailing a story from their lives or favorite book. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Create a rubric to grade finished products 
  • Gather a collection of comic books for learners to browse when they finish writing and illustrating their story
  • Perform a cooperative learning activity such as Mix, Pair, Share for peers to interact and share their comic strips 
Classroom Considerations
  • The lesson takes 80 minutes or two 40-minute periods to complete 
  • Comic strip templates need printing prior to starting the lesson
Pros
  • Several templates for comic strips are provided 
  • Lesson steps include ample opportunities to practice 
  • Ideas for differentiation and extension are included 
Cons
  • None