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Creators: Rii Abrego & Joe Whitt Publisher: Oni Press “And things are still just fine. More or less.” This is how Abrego & Whitt set up The Sprite and the Gardener. This book has been described as “gentle fantasy” which means a fantasy story that doesn’t involve fighting or violence of any kind. If you’veContinue reading “The Sprite and the Gardener Review”
Kids love reading comics, but even the most avid comic book reader will run into moments where comprehension breaks down. In this lesson I give three tips on what to do when things get confusing while reading books written in the comic form.
Previewing is a habit that helps readers set themselves up to read. Previewing allows us to come to the text with predictions of how we think the story might go or what we might learn. As we read on, we confirm or revise our predictions. Graphic novels are frequently grouped all together even though thereContinue reading “Teaching: Previewing with the Lens of Genre”
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