How to Teach with Comics

Ideas for how educators can use comics and avatars in their classroom.

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Nouns

Students will define and provide examples of nouns, identify various objects, use appropriate nouns while writing to bring clarity to the audience.

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Gratitude Journal

Students will create a comic journal documenting what they’re grateful for.

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Idioms

Students will recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms.

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The Power Of Yet!

Students will explore the power of “yet” and create a “Things We Can’t Do Yet!” comic strip.

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Interpreter Needed!

Students will write their own equations using parentheses, brackets, and/or braces and explain the order of how to solve.

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Sequencing Time and Events

Students will use correct sequence words to describe the order of events in a story when speaking and writing.

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Yes/No Questions

Students will practice asking and answering "yes" or "no” questions with the verb “do”.

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Role of Women During WWII

Students will recognize and understand the impact women had on the developing identity of the United States as it emerged from WWII as a World Leader. 

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Celebrate Your Peers!

Students will interview a classmate and create a comic cell celebrating their unique strengths and passions.

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STEM Challenge Reflection

In this lesson, students can reflect after completing a STEM challenge to show their thought process and reflect upon the results.

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Greetings!

Students will learn and practice formal and informal phrases for greetings, making introductions, polite conversation and saying goodbye.