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Critical Pictures

By Mitch Nobis
Mitch Nobis of the Red Cedar Writing Project sees a growing need for critical visual literacy in a multimodal world, and so he takes his students on a one-week exploration of learning about, creating, and analyzing comics. Included are lesson plans, resource links, and student work examples.
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Writing With Pictures: Creating Comics in the Classroom

By Nick Kremer
Nick Kremer argues the value of the graphic novel and provides a step-by-step lesson plan for creating a sequential art narrative. Included are an instructional video, lesson plans, and recommended resources.
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Serious Comics

By Dave Boardman
Dave Boardman of the Maine Writing Project helps his students meet literacy standards and make connections between their rural school and the world by creating visual stories - video games, websites, graphic novels - about how people survive difficult times. He includes a link to one young…
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Hosted by the National Writing Project, the Write Now Teacher Studio is an open, online community of educators for educators. It’s a place to write together, examine our teaching, create and refine curricula, and work toward ever more effective and equitable practices to create confident, creative, and critical thinkers and writers in our classrooms and courses.

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