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Buzz! Whiz! Bang! Using Comic Books to Teach Onomatopoeia

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Buzz! Whiz! Bang! Using Comic Books to Teach Onomatopoeia

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Four 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Maureen Gerard

Maureen Gerard

Phoenix, Arizona

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

Professional Library

 

STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   7 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Journal

Graphic Novels in the Secondary Classroom and School Libraries

This article examines the rise in popularity of graphic novels, the sales of which have steadily increased as their influence expands into adolescent culture.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary

Literary Terms: A Practical Glossary provides up-to-date definitions, drawing on recent developments in literary theory and emphasizing the role of reading practices in the reproduction of literary meanings. Unlike other glossaries, it includes brief activities to help students develop a working knowledge of the concepts.

 

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