Teaching graphic novels practical strategies for the secondary ELA classroom by Katie Monnin

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Published by Maupin House Pub. in Gainesville, FL .

Written in English

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  • Language arts,
  • English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary),
  • Graphic novels,
  • Literacy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementKatie Monnin.
LC ClassificationsLB1631 .M588 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23962217M
ISBN 101934338400
ISBN 109781934338407
LC Control Number2009040723

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Teaching Graphic Novels in the Classroom describes different methods teachers may use to begin teaching graphic literature to new readers. The first chapter of the book is dedicated to the history of the medium and runs from the earliest days of comic books through the growing popularity of graphic novels/5(10).

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Product DetailsPages: Examines graphic novels as literature, their incorporation in education in general, and the unique benefits of using graphic narratives in teaching writing, rhetoric, and literary analysis Argues that the graphic novel format helps to transform a novel into an artistic artifact, and thus appeals in part to the needs of our distinctly visual age.

Graphic novels are a subgenre of “comics,” which is a word you may also hear people use when referring to this style of book.

Graphic novels can be any genre, and tell any kind of story, just like their prose counterparts. The format is what makes the story a graphic. All in all, The Graphic Novel Classroom provides a clear path for teachers curious about the allure and power of the graphic story for student readers and writers.

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Help your students read graphic novels with purpose and analyze them more deeply with this Graphic Novels Before and After Reading Teaching Activity Bundle. Included in this bundle is a PowerPoint to explain the basics of graphic novels to your students, including: * the characteristics of graphic.

The term “graphic novel” was coined in the s by writer and comic historian Richard Kyle. Until the last several years, the genre was fairly unknown outside the realm of comic book fans.

There’s no concrete, widely accepted definition. Adding to the potential for confusion, the term is used for any book which uses comic-like illustrations to enhance the story. Using Graphic Novels in Education is an ongoing feature from CBLDF that is designed to allay confusion around the content of graphic novels and to help parents and teachers raise this column, we examine graphic novels, including those that have been targeted by censors, and provide teaching and discussion suggestions for the use of such books in classrooms.

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The whole book is wonderfully imaginative and I’ve put the second two titles on hold at the library. Rapunzel’s Revenge by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale. This was one of the first graphic novels I read. I read it several years ago, before I was really aware of the explosion of graphic novels as a children’s book genre.

“In short, Teaching the Graphic Novel is the kind of work that one consults again and again [This] volume will instruct and inspire a new generation of comic enthusiasts and critics alike.” —Journal of the Midwest Modern Language Association “This book is a large step forward, and the MLA as well as Stephen Tabachnick must be congratulated for the effort.”.

Harness the power of graphic novels to promote literacy and engage all secondary students with Teaching Graphic Novels by Katie Monnin. Address print-text and image literacies, from navigating text features to creating standards-based lessons on reading comprehension, fiction/nonfiction, written response, critical thinking, and media literacy/5.

Teaching the Graphic Stephen E. Tabachnick. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, Print. Editor Stephen E. Tabachnick's recent book Teaching the Graphic Novel is a significant publication because while comics and graphic novels have been used in university classes for over a decade it has often been to the horror of canon-adhering faculty.

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In this resource section, learn more about this highly visual form of storytelling and how it can be used in the classroom, meet some writers and illustrators of graphic novels, and browse the "best of" booklists.

This site offers free Graphic Novel Teacher Guides for select titles. Each Teacher’s Guide includes a character graph activity for guided research, a trivia activity for online research, two creative writing projects, vocabulary reference lists of all 5th grade and older words with their definitions for each book, vocab matching activities, and vocab sheets for dictionary practice.

You don't need a textbook to learn about people and events in other eras. These days kids can discover exciting history in graphic novels. This popular blend of art and story makes history come alive in easy-to-follow illustrated panels in a wide range of titles that are as accessible as comic books.

While graphic novels are increasingly used as teaching tools, their strong imagery can be a double-edged sword. She has presented nationally at conferences on teaching graphic novels in the classroom, image and print-text literacies, and new media.

Katie is co-editor of Florida Reading Quarterly. Her book, Teaching Graphic Novels, was a finalist for the ForeWord Education Book of the Year. She was selected to be a judge for the Eisner s: 1. Comics graphic novels illustrated novels Comics, Graphic Novels, & Illustrated Novels We found 17 items.

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This is the graphic novel reading experience awaiting you and your kids. It’s inviting, exciting, and always. Traditionally, we think of storybooks as a lot of words and only a few pictures.

In this collection of books recommended for children agesthe pictures come first. Using a technique similar to comic books, graphic novels use visuals to guide the story, adding text only to fill in the gaps.

More complex than picture books, graphic novels require young readers to have a. Graphic novels are also a great resource for children interested in art and design. Aspiring artists are exposed to the wide range of styles of the illustrations in graphic novels.

Layout and formatting of graphic novels can teach teens good design skills and how the way the story is presented is integral to a reader’s understanding and Author: Molly Wetta. The book is as straightforward as its name suggests and simply and easily presents methods teachers can use to integrate graphic novels in their classrooms.

A foreword from the New Yorker ’s art editor, Francoise Mouly, opens the book and sets the tone. In honor of Will Eisner Week (March ), which is held to “celebrate graphic novels, sequential art, free speech, and the amazing legacy of Will Eisner, one of the most innovative figures in the history of comics and graphic novels,” the Teen Library Toolbox from School Library Journal put together a list of graphic novel titles featuring.

The first paperback edition of the glorious two-volume, full-color graphic novel adaptation of Neil Gaiman's #1 New York Times bestselling and Newbery Medal–winning novel The Graveyard Book, adapted by P.

Craig Russell and illustrated by an extraordinary team of renowned artists. Inventive, chilling, and filled with wonder, Neil Gaiman's The Graveyard Book reaches new heights in this. Reasons to Work With Graphic Novels and Comics Differentiating instruction: Graphic novels and comics can be a great way to differentiate instruction for learners in terms of reading and also in terms of s you want to offer your students a graphic novel to support their reading of a chapter in a rigorous text.

Graphic novels are also useful when teaching students to read with expression. Discuss how bold or differently sized text suggests emphasis, or how mood is evoked by the illustrations. Characters’ faces alone provide a wealth of information about the author’s intentions. You are about to leave our Partner site.

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A highly useful resource for teachers who wish to explore using graphic novels as part of their curriculum.". Graphic novels are an excellent alternative to the standard easy reader books. Please don’t shy away from graphic novels for beginning readers.

Kids who are learning to read need to have as many opportunities as possible to find books they can connect with—and which will consequently turn them into voracious readers. Find all your favorite graphic novels for kids at the Scholastic Teacher Store.

Our collection is full of fun graphic novels fit for teaching young children. Teaching for Change carefully selects the best multicultural and social justice books for children, young adults, and educators.

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