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 “Graphic Novel Teaching: Previewing with the Lens of Genre”
While visiting one of my partner schools, I worked with teachers on helping writers to be more purposeful with the text they include in their graphic novels. The ideas I share in the video could be helpful for writers to think about in the planning stages (thumbnails & script) or this could be purposeful revisionContinue reading “Graphic Novel Teaching: Harmonizing Visual Storytelling & Art”