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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Comics in the Classroom as an Introduction to Genre Study
|Grades||3 – 5|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 30-minute sessions|
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students analyze characterization by creating their own superheroes or super-villains,
complete with related gadgets and settings.
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
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).
Grades 3 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  November 18
Students create a short, humorous story with at least one action character, and then use online tools to make a flipbook.
Professional Library | Journal
In this article, Versaci details the many merits of using comics and graphic novels in the classroom, suggests how they can be integrated into historical and social issues units, and recommends several titles.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 3 – 5 | Activity & Project
Using published comics and cartoons as examples, children can create their own while playing with images and language.