This is a powerhouse unit on reading comprehension! Visual art becomes the medium of transfer as students learn to express literature, from a novel or non-fiction of their choice, into graphic art. Their comics will follow the plot and storyline, revealing the nuances of characters and actions. Whether the novel follows the plot of man versus man, man versus nature, or man versus self, students will be engaged in this project. 8-10 week Project Based Learning Unit.
Working in collaborative environment, students will be engaged and have fun. Using a storyboard and the critiquing process students will design, edit, and create a final draft that exhibits their achievement and understanding.
This unit is completely Teacher Friendly offering all primary resources with allowances for resources of your own. Instructional practices and the theories behind the practices are included as well. Finally, the unit includes simple, yet effective rubrics for the teacher to easily assess the students learning. All GoTeachGo's Project Based Learning units are surprisingly adaptable to meet the needs of your individual classroom, and align with the Common Core Standards.
• Reading Comprehension
• Story Writing
• Language Arts
• Graphic Arts
Note to HOMESCHOOLERS
GoTeachGo units are designed to work well with homeschools and homeschool co-ops. They take the natural “small group” and vitalize it with fun, engaging projects that capitalize on teamwork and collaborative works. Our units can easily be adapted to a single student or a small group of students of varying abilities.