Subject: World Languages

Lesson Length: 30 - 45 mins

Topic: Interviews

Grade Level: 10, 7, 8, 9

Standards / Framework:

Brief Description: Students will practice the skills being learned in class by creating I-statements in the target language.

Know Before You Start: This lesson provides a great opportunity to practice communicating with a classmate. The sample comic is created in Spanish, but this lesson may be applied to any language.


  • Pretend that you are a talk show host. Call students “on stage” to be interviewed. Ask questions such as:

    • What is your name?

    • What do you like and dislike?

    • Who is your best friend? 

    • What is your greatest strength?
  • Read and discuss the sample comic (Spanish class only.)

  • Have students interview each other.


  • Have students create a comic based on the classmate they interviewed. The comic should:
    • Include their partner's name
    • Describe their partner's
      • Personality
      • Likes and Dislikes
      • Strengths


  • Have students show their finished comics and read them aloud.
  • Create a gallery walk to display students' comics.


  • Allow students to use speech-to-text feature.
  • Allow students to use the voiceover feature to read their comics aloud.
  • Allow students to work in pairs or groups as needed.
  • Provide a printout of the sample comic for student reference.


  • Comic to print or display: Comic.