Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12

Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12

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Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6a€“12 provides an introduction to graphic novels and the research that supports their use in schools. The book examines best curriculum practices for using graphic novels with students in grades 6a€“12, showing teachers and school librarians how they can work together to incorporate these materials across the secondary curriculum. Designed to be an essential guide to harnessing the power of graphic novels in schools, the book covers every aspect of graphic novel use in libraries and classrooms. It illuminates the criteria for selecting titles, explores collection development strategies, and suggests graphic novel tie-ins for subjects taught in secondary schools. One of the first books to provide in-depth lesson plans for teaching a variety of middle and high school standards with graphic novels, the guide offers suggestions for differentiating instruction and includes resource lists of recommended titles and websites.These kinds of pictures are easily constructed on a coordinate plane. ... of the lesson, students will enjoy artistically generating their own connect-the-dot pictures, and then having classmates complete the pictures by plotting the ordered pairs.


Title:Connecting Comics to Curriculum: Strategies for Grades 6-12
Author:Karen W. Gavigan, Mindy Tomasevich
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2011-09-29
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