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Christian W. Chun
|Name||Christian W. Chun|
|Location||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
|Role||Ph.D. Candidate, Second Language Education|
Christian W. Chun is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto. He is currently finishing up his dissertation on a collaborative classroom ethnography examining critical literacy pedagogies in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) class in a university setting. In addition to his doctoral research, he is also engaged in an ongoing collaborative research project with a secondary school ESL teacher on teaching graphic novels in the ESL classroom.
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Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit
Spark the engagement of English-language learners or reluctant readers with the graphic novel Maus. The visual information provided by the genre serves as a support for reading and critical engagement.
Grades 9 – 12 | Professional Library | Journal
Particularly for English-language learners, graphic novels can be used in the secondary classroom as part of a multiliteracies approach.