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Exploring Comic Strips
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Starting with the familiar Peanuts comic strip characters in the form of video and print media, students explore comic strips as a form of communication of both fiction and nonfiction. In this lesson, each student creates an original comic strip to convey a mathematical concept to share with a younger student. The class then presents and shares the collection of comic strips as a math reference book to students in a lower grade. Students will: Look at the evolution of comic strips using the familiar Peanuts comic strips and other comic strips Explore comic strips from the perspective of story setting, character, plot Evaluate comic strips by looking at words, pictures, and how they work together Create an original comic strip to convey mathematical information Share their comic strips with younger students as a reference tool. Understanding of math skills from previous grade Familiarity with parts of a story setting, characters, plot. Show Peanuts comic strip video. Ask students:.
Comic Strips ESL Writing Activity
Preinstructional Planning. During Instruction. Post Instructional. Comic strips often express messages or provide brief glances of events or stories. Key elements of a comic strip include character, setting, and plot — all conveyed in a few frames through a combination of pictures, captions, and dialogue.
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