Students will practice how to ask for help in pre-designed scenarios.
from Byron Flitsch
Writer. Teacher. Traveler. Doer. Byron Flitsch is a 4th/5th grade teacher, writer and curriculum creator from living in Los Angeles. Multi-Subject Credentialed with a Masters Degree in Curriculum Design.
Students will learn about living as an upstander and explore what they would say to someone who is bullying someone else.
Students will celebrate accomplishments they’ve achieved in the last year.
Students will interview a classmate and create a comic panel celebrating their unique strengths and passions.
Students will practice different coping mechanisms to help with anxiety.
Students will learn to fight off procrastination and hone their writing skills by creating a “Procrastination Villain” comic.
Students will create a comic depicting a variety of emotions.
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.
Students will share their life in a comic.
Students will create a comic journal documenting what they’re grateful for.
Through prompted questions in comics, students will reflect and learn to be grateful.
Students will read a conflict comic and discuss conflict resolution.
Students will use comic scenarios to discuss if the characters are showing integrity or not.
Using comic scenarios, students will decide if a situation is joking or bullying.
Students will practice kindness while completing a Kindness Comic Bingo Card.
Students will use comic reflection questions to learn how to make good decisions at home and in school.
Students will use a comic to guide themselves through a short mindful practice.
Students will create a motto using Mad-Lib type sentence frames.
Students will illustrate avatar versions of people in their lives that they trust and can confide in.
Students will mindfully reflect on their week’s highlights, challenges and hopes using a mountain metaphor.
Students will create themselves as “Perseverance Superheroes” and find a quote that inspires them to never give up.
Students will create comics about personal traditions they celebrate outside of school.
Students will practice showing empathy in different comic scenarios.
Students will explore responsibility and reflect on how they would handle authentic moral dilemmas they may face in school or in life.
Illustrate a classroom or school expectation, comic book style!
Students will organize premade comics in the order that aligns with how they live their own morning routines.
Students will review the meaning of the acronym of “S.M.A.R.T.” goal in preparation to write a goal of their own.
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.
Through this sample comic, students will learn to use compassionate words when apologizing.
Students will use the pre-created comic panels to review brain terminology.
Students will explore the power of “yet” and create a “Things We Can’t Do Yet!” comic.
Students will learn time management tools in a comic, then choose one to use for a week.
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.
Using comic scenarios, students will reflect on what triggers them and how to cope with those triggers.
Students will take a comic-based collaboration self-assessment to reflect on collaboration skills and goals.