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The Graphic Novel Classroom

1st Edition

POWerful Teaching and Learning With Images

Maureen Bakis
eISBN-13: 9781452296487

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A secret weapon for engaging adolescents

Could you use a superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving? While seeking the answer, secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered a powerful pedagogy that teaches those skills and more. The amazingly successful results prompted her to write this practical guide that shows middle and high school teachers how to incorporate graphic novels into their classrooms in order to:

Teach 21st century skills, including interpretation of content and formPromote authentic literacy learningGrow learners′ competency in writing and visual comprehension Motivate students to create in multiple formats, including imagesEngage struggling as well as proficient students in reading

This comprehensive resource includes teaching and learning models, text-specific detailed lesson units, and examples of student work. If you are looking for an effective, contemporary way to jump-start learning and inspire students to love reading, The Graphic Novel Classroom is the superpower you need!


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ISBNs 9781412936842, 9781412936842, 9781412936842, 9781452296487, 9781452299105, 1452296480
Language English
Number of Pages 176
Edition 1st