How to Teach with Comics

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

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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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Perfectly Proportionate… or Are They?

Analyze proportional relationships and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems. Students will justify and explain if two given quantities are proportional.

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Idioms

Students will recognize and explain the meaning of common idioms.

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The Incan Defeat

Students will develop an understanding of how the Incas interacted with the Spanish Conquistadors.

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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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Gratitude Journal

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

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Summary Tweet & More!

Students will read an informational text article and determine the central ideas of the text.

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What's the Point of View?

Students will analyze how an author develops and contrasts points of views of characters in a text.

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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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Greetings!

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

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Push / Pull Factors

Students will develop an understanding of the reasons why people leave their home and begin a new life in a new place.

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Yes/No Questions

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