Graphic Classics Teaching Tips and Activities

Updated on 23 March 2017

Rationale

Introduce classic literature to young readers with the excitement of the graphic novel format. Comic book text is short, but that doesn’t mean students don’t learn a lot from it! Comic books and graphic novels can be used to teach reading processes and writing techniques as well as expand vocabulary. This teaching guide encourages readers to think deeper about literary classics while also exploring fun activities.

Objectives

  • research
  • alternate formats
  • fluency practice
  • discussion questions
  • primary sources
  • vocabulary
  • creative writing

Content Areas

literature, teaching guide

Grade

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Lesson

This free guide complements Graphic Classics titles available from Magic Wagon. Use this guide to help students get more out of their comic book reading.

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