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Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Narrative Structure

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A picture is worth a thousand words, but a comic strip combines both images and words for the ultimate narrative effect. After reading The Three Little Pigs and deciphering the plot elements, elementary readers work through four...
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Comic Page Templates

For Students 3rd - 7th
Looking for a set of comic strip templates? Use a resource with five comic templates complete with writing frames and text bubbles. Not only is it a great tool to have on hand in the classroom, but especially when working on narrative...
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Comic Strip Stories

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
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...
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Comic Strip Writing Templates

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Spark interest in young writers with a three-box comic strip template including speech bubbles. Learners draw and write a sequential comic with boxes that are stacked on top of each other. Using this format or the other templates...
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Using Wordless Comics To Help Create Meaning in Reading

For Teachers K - 2nd
Use picture cues as a tool in order to create meaning along with text. With a wordless comic, young illustrators discuss the main idea and character traits, and independently write a summary for a page of a wordless comic. This strategy...
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The Wednesday Wars: Comic Strip/Jigsaw

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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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Make Your Own Fly Guy Comic

For Students K - 3rd
Is your class reading Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold? Get them involved in the story-creation process with this partially blank comic strip template. Learners take a look at the first and last panels and then fill in the remaining four with...
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Vocabulary Comic Strips

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who says comic strips aren’t educational? Prove these naysayers wrong by asking your class members to create a comic strip for a selected vocabulary word. Using online technological tools that provide access to an array of options for...
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Comic Strip Templates

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Comic strips are engaging, valuable tools for learners to demonstrate their understanding, convey main ideas and thoughts, and express their inner creativity! Be sure to check out the related materials of this resource, which include...
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Comic Strip Context Clues

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create dialogue for a comic strip using context clues to match the text to the pictures. They use comic blanks imbedded in this lesson. They write dialogue for each frame. Remind them to use the picture clues when writing...
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Designers of Comics (Anger Management)

For Teachers 5th
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...
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Comic Strip

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders view teacher-provided comic strips and discuss comic format and illustration. Students then read story, and create original comic strips to demonstrate comprehension and summarization of story.
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Frindle Comic Strip

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read the book Frindle and create a comic strip. In this creative writing project students make their own comic strip. Students retell the plot and incorporate character traits in their comic strip.
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Sumday Comics

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
An incredibly creative and rich language arts lesson plan awaits you. In it, young lovers of fairy tales create an original comic strip that's based on the fairy tale of their choosing. The text and pictures are all done by the kids...
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Lesson Plan 10: Writing Really Good Dialogue

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Boring dialogue can run a great story into the ground; get your novelists using dialogue as a tool to move their story into deeper and more developed territory. As part of a larger writing series, this lesson has a worksheet that can...
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Manga Comics vs. Marvel Comics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study Manga comics and Marvel comics. In this Japanese art lesson, students compare and contrast the artistic styles employed in Manga and Marvel comics.
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Comic Strip

For Teachers K - 2nd
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...
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Using Comic Strips to Teach Multiple Perspectives

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Scholars view comics from two different perspectives; one paints the Alfred Dreyfus as innocent, while the other portrays the exact opposite. They solve the mystery of what happened by analyzing the source, working in groups, and...
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Writing Comics (3+)

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars examine comic strips and evaluate the techniques used to create them. They design their own comics as a continuation of the ones they read, or they create their own characters.
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Lesson: The Shadow Spirit Sidekick

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Who doesn't need a sidekick or protective spell? Kids examine a clay vessel from ancient Colombia as they discuss the idea of sidekicks or protective magic. They then illustrate a comic strip that represents the concept of protection in...
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Lesson: The Power of Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Universal themes found throughout the world in the form of stories is the topic of today's lesson. Upper graders analyze the cultural context of the Mithila piece, Hanuman. They consider the universal themes the image depicts and how the...
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Lesson Plan 9: Writing Really Good Dialogue

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Budding novelists compare the differences between real-life dialogue and dialogue found in novels. They compare an excerpt from a book to IM chats and discuss how they are different and how good dialogue can move a story along while...
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To Create Your Own Comics With Stick

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this writing instructional activity set, students follow the directions and use the varied comic book page templates to write an original comic book. They model their comics after the character, "Stink."
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Strip Designer

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Let everyone bring out their inner Stan Lee, and practice creating visually-pleasing comic strips that represent and liven up their stories, essays, personal experiences, and the personality of the creator.