The Wednesday Wars: Comic Strip/Jigsaw

To encourage readers to visualize as they read The Wednesday Wars groups adopt the point of view of one of the characters and create comic strip panels of the events in Chapter 7 of Gary Schmidt's novel.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Project images of panels from comic strips or comic books to give class members examples of how space may be used in such strips
Classroom Considerations

  • The second in a series of activities designed to be used with The Wednesday Wars
Pros

  • The resource includes a rationale for the activity, step-by-step directions, and an assessment strategy
Cons

  • No models or templates for the panels are included