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Gabbing About Garfield: Conversing About Texts With Comic Creator

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

Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Deborah Kozdras, Ph.D.

Tampa, Florida

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Student Interactives

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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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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 18

Mickey Mouse appeared in his first animated feature.

Students create a short, humorous story with at least one action character, and then use the Comic Creator to make a flipbook.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   K – 8  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Trading Cards to Comic Strips: Popular Culture Texts and Literacy Learning in Grades K-8

This resource shows how to use television, movies, video games, music, magazines, and other media to motivate students and enhance literacy learning.

 

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