Graphic Novels Are Elementary! Educator Presentation

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Thinking about teaching with comics and graphic novels? This packet will tell you everything you need to know!

•What are comics and graphic novels?

•Why should students read and study them?

•How do they help students learn?

•How do I teach with graphic novels?

Learn about the power of comics and graphic novels as teaching and learning tools, and use this presentation to share that power with colleagues, administrators, and parents.


What are “comics”?

How to read comics

Comics are “real” reading!

Research supports teaching with comics

How to teach with comics

- Comics as literature

- Comics in the subject areas

- Analyzing comics

- Comics vocabulary

Graphic novels are rapidly gaining in popularity with students, as well as with librarians and teachers. The quality and choices of graphic novels available for the classroom are rich and diverse. Did you know that both Newbery and Caldecott honors have been awarded to graphic novels? Comics are "real" reading!

Teachers are beginning to see that research and practice support the use of graphic novels in the classroom. How? Graphic novels:

--motivate and support beginning, struggling, and reluctant readers

--support English Language Learners

--enrich the skills of accomplished readers

--improve student attitudes toward reading

--teach visual literacy

--stimulate higher level thinking

I created "Graphic Novels are Elementary!" to make using graphic novels in your classroom easy. Please see my store for more resources!

**This product can be purchased in a BUNDLE at a discounted price here:

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Thank you so much.

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Tracy Edmunds

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