Teaching Graphic Novels

Teaching Graphic Novels

Practical Strategies for the Secondary ELA Classroom

Book - 2010
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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. Complete with examples from graphic novels, professional resource suggestions, strategies that can be used with any graphic novel, cross-indexes of middle and high school graphic novels and themes, reproducibles, and extra support for English-language learners. Teaching Graphic Novels was a finalist for both the 2009 ForeWord Education Book of the Year and the 2010 AEP Distinguished Achievement Award in the 6-8 Curriculum and Instruction category!

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This guide for teachers of grades 6-12 describes strategies for using graphic novels in the English/language arts classroom and offers curriculum-aligned lessons. The first section of the book offers a brief historical explanation about the significance of teaching modern students to read and write with both print-text literacies and image literacies, and then explains graphic novel terminology. The second section shows how to align graphic novels with the English/language arts curriculum, with chapters on teaching reading comprehension with graphic novels, teaching graphic novel fiction and nonfiction, and teaching media literacy with graphic novels. Monnin is an assistant professor of literacy at the University of North Florida. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Gainesville, FL : Maupin House Pub., c2010
ISBN: 9781934338407
Branch Call Number: 428.00712 MON
Characteristics: xx, 236 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.


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