Students will learn time management tools in a comic, then choose one to use for a week.
How to Teach with Comics
Ideas for how educators can use comics and avatars in their classroom.
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Students will learn how trade between regions contributed to advances in technology.
Students will learn how some African American spirituals became necessary for exchanging secret messages among fugitive slaves for safe movement along the Underground Railroad.
In this lesson, students will classify a given set of shapes and provide an explanation to justify their answer.
Students will be able to compare and contrast cultural aspects of different ancient civilizations that developed around the same time.
After learning how to greet people the language being taught, students will read a sample conversation comic and make a Greetings comic of their own.
In this lesson, students will explain how they know whether a sample object is or is not symmetrical.
Students will investigate key events during the interwar years that indirectly or directly lead to World War II.
Use this fun little exercise to have your students practice their observation skills by having them list out the five differences between these comic panels. Or, use this idea to make your own Spot The Difference activities!
Students will learn to better comprehend and check their understanding of nonfiction text by asking reflective questions. They will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding and personal connection to the content in a social studies text.
Students will define visible characteristics that describe who they are and then explore the invisible characteristics, or things that are unseen and felt inside, that define who they are but people may not know.
In this lesson, students will describe actions that they can take to keep a clean digital footprint online.
Students will understand the impact the transcontinental railroad had on the economy, environment, and culture of the United States.
Students will write Acrostic poems to demonstrate their comprehension of a literature selection.
Students will learn about the Great Depression and demonstrate their understanding of this economic downfall.
Students will take a true or false quiz to test their knowledge about digital usage and their mental health, and then create a comic showing some positive alternatives.
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice using language to describe the basic features of three dimensional shapes. Students will use key vocabulary to compare and discuss shapes.
Students will identify a current global issue affecting our environment and determine a method of how the issue can be solved.
Students will generate ideas for a personal narrative writing topic.
Students will mindfully reflect on their week’s highlights, challenges and hopes using a mountain metaphor.
Students will practice planning and writing narratives by creating a comic.
Students will explore ways in which citizens can participate in the democratic process in the United States.
In this lesson, students will craft riddles to describe 2D shapes based on their points, angles, and lines.
Students will learn about the three branches of government and be able to differentiate between them.
Students will interpret data to write and solve a real-world word problem involving distance.
In this lesson, students will explain how they can make a safe choice when faced with a tricky situation online.
Students will create a motto using Mad-Lib type sentence frames.
Students will learn about prepositions. They will create a comic to demonstrate the use of prepositions in sentences.
This lesson is intended to reinforce what to do during daily routines to help students be successful and minimize disruptions in the classroom.
Students will learn how each branch of government plays a role in making sure another branch does not become too powerful using a system of checks and balances.
Students will learn about discrimination, prejudice, and the attempted genocide of Jewish people during the Holocaust and the years leading up to WWII.
In this lesson, students will describe the elevations and temperatures of locations using positive and negative numbers.
Students will practice the skills being learned in class by creating I-statements in the language being learned.
Through prompted questions in comics, students will reflect on people and situations where they may have struggled with setting boundaries to better prepare for similar future scenarios.
In this lesson, students will explain how they can respect others online.
Students will learn about the importance of taking care of your health.
Students will learn to use interjections in writing through the creation of a comic.
Through prompted questions in comics, students will reflect and learn to be grateful.
In this lesson, students will create word problems requiring addition or subtraction of multi-digit numbers. Students will solve word problems written by a classmate.
In this lesson, students will provide clues to the location of a mystery rational number on the number line.
In this lesson, students will write and solve word problems for the perimeter or area of a rectangle.
Students will use the I Used to Think/Now I Think strategy to help them determine specific text evidence and infer information drawn from text. They will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding before and after reading.
In this lesson, students will develop the idea for an app that will solve a school or home problem.
Students will learn about first and third person points of view by narrating comics of their own.
Students will learn about the impact imperialism had on indigenous peoples and cultures from around the world.
Students will practice their research and debate skills by creating a comic which explains their perspective on a historic event.
In this lesson, students will write and solve word problems involving the addition or subtraction of fractions with like denominators.
Students will learn and explain how agriculture has impacted their state.
In this lesson, students will round decimals to a given place value.
This lesson provides students with the opportunity to practice using Greek and Latin roots to help figure out the meaning of words they’re not familiar with.
In this lesson, students will learn to write and evaluate matching expressions and exponential form involving whole-number exponents.
Students will learn about subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns. They will create a comic to demonstrate properly using pronouns in writing.
This lesson is intended to reinforce the idea of determining the meaning of words with suffixes. Students will create a comic to inform others how to figure out the meaning of a new word using suffixes.
Teach students to care about recycling with this creative comic lesson.
Students will notice cognates that exist in English and Spanish. These are words that are both visibly and audibly similar, and have the same meaning.
Students will create a News Story comic to share information or explain a topic.
Students will practice speaking and writing arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Students will take a comic-based collaboration self-assessment to reflect on collaboration skills and goals.
Students will learn about progressive verb tenses. They will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding of progressive verb tenses.
Students will learn about perfect verb tenses. They will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding of perfect verb tenses.
Students will think about how they and others are feeling about the return to school.
Students will practice using conjunctions to combine sentences.
Set your students up for life in and out of school by teaching them about healthy vs. unhealthy relationships.
Students will practice responding to opinion statements of others with their own personal preferences.
Students will celebrate accomplishments they’ve achieved in the last year.
Students will create comics about personal traditions they celebrate outside of school.
Students will practice working with adverb phrases to help provide description while speaking and writing.
In this lesson, students will have the opportunity to practice using both active and passive voices.
In this lesson, students will compare decimals to the thousandths >, <, = by comparing weight, speed, or distance in a comic.
This comic will introduce students to 1. Basic greetings, 2. How to use Pixton, 3. How to use the Input Method Editor (keyboard) of the target language.
Students will explore the first colonists who settled in their community.
Students will review cause and effect while learning about ways to take care of the environment.
In this lesson, students will define a coding term by describing and providing an example of it in context.
Students will use the See/Think/Wonder strategy to help them better understand scientific information or text. They’ll demonstrate their understanding in a comic.
In this lesson, students will describe a beneficial way to utilize the Internet and/or social media that impacts the greater good.
In this lesson, students will work in pairs to explain how to create common denominators and compare fractions. Students will show the calculations used to create common denominators on a separate worksheet.
In this lesson, students will demonstrate their knowledge of key coding vocabulary.
This lesson reinforces the language associated with finding the percent of numbers when solving word problems.
Students will create a comic taking the reader through a typical day in their life.
Students will review the meaning of the acronym of “S.M.A.R.T.” goal in preparation to write a goal of their own.
Students will practice vocabulary “at home” through the creation of an “Around the House” comic.
Students design a comic brochure about a destination and notice language patterns used to describe a specific place.
Through this sample comic, students will learn to use compassionate words when apologizing.
Students will create a comic using transition words to convey sequence.
Practice math skills and learn about Egyptian history at the same time with this exercise.
Students will analyze a familiar narrative and explain positive and negative effects of events within the text.
Students will use a comic to guide themselves through a short mindful practice.
Students will explain a phenomenon by answering “how” or “why" questions.
Students will conduct a short research project about a topic. Students will create a comic to demonstrate their understanding of the researched topic of their choice.
Students will practice persuasive writing while inspiring others to donate to charities or people in need with this lesson on giving back.
This lesson is intended to reinforce and create an individualized calm down strategy for students.
Students will explore different cultural events throughout their state and learn why they are important.
Students will learn some test taking strategies and create a comic to demonstrate their understanding.
This lesson is intended to reinforce vocabulary and language used to describe fractions. It can be used as an ESL lesson or as a math lesson to reinforce the concept of fractions.
Students will use comic reflection questions to learn how to make good decisions at home and in school.
Students will analyze multisyllabic words in context to determine the meaning, syllables, and word parts.
Students will practice expressing their ideas and inferences about a text.
Students will begin to explore the twelve Gods and Goddesses in Greek mythology.
This lesson is intended to allow students to practice asking for help in the general education setting while creating a future scenario.
Students will practice how to ask for help in pre-designed scenarios.