Subject: ELA (English Language Arts)

Lesson Length: 15 - 20 mins

Topic: Reading

Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will reflect on their independent reading selections and demonstrate their understanding of the texts by creating a comic reading log.

Know Before You Start: This is an engaging way for students to keep a record of the books they read. Reading Log comics are a great way for students to share favorite books and recommend books to others.


  • Share the sample comic with the class. 

  • Discuss how each student will use Pixton to keep track of their independent reading selections.  

  • Discuss with students the components you would like for them to include for each book. You may want students to write a quick summary or provide a rating system.


  • Have students create a Reading Log comic and add a panel to the comic each time they finish reading a book.


  • Periodically have students share their Reading Logs with classmates and discuss the books they are most excited about.


  • Allow students to use the speech-to-text feature.

  • Provide sentence frames as needed.

  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.