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Grades 3-5

Back-to-School Reading Ideas for Grades 3-5

Today’s post is the second in our Summer Reading series from Reading With Pictures volunteer Rosemary Kiladitis. She is a longtime comic book reader, bibliophile, newly minted librarian, and mom of 3. She is a youth literacy advocate who loves reader’s advisory and thinks every classroom library deserves a graphic novel section. As summer vacation draws to a close and the kids return to school, there’s no reason to put the comics and graphic novels away – in fact, there’s more reason than ever to hit the bookstore and the library and add some of these great reads to your kids’ […] Read More

Lead a Comics Workshop, Even if You Can’t Draw!

Comic Books – A Pathway to Learning By: Jerzy Drozd This resource is designed to help budget-conscious librarians and educators lead comics workshops without the aid of a cartoonist, but it can also be used as a starting point for cartoonists who are interested in doing more teaching. It is primarily geared for teaching grades 3-5, though many of the lesson plans contain modification ideas for higher and lower grade levels. It’s also designed as something that can be used to supplement an art curriculum as well as support for core curriculum subjects like reading, science, and math. One of the […] Read More

THE FLYING BEAVER BROTHERS AND THE FISHY BUSINESS

THE FLYING BEAVER BROTHERS AND THE FISHY BUSINESS

By Tegan Conner Staff Writer STORY REVIEW When Ace and Bub wind up in a tree thanks to their new penguin friends, they make an awful discovery: a volcano is on their island. They are pretty sure it wasn’t there the day before; so, they decide to investigate. What they find are literally fish out of water (wearing a water suit of sorts), harvesting trees, polluting the island, all in the name of a tiny product called “Fish Stixs.”

Count of Monte Cristo

Provided by: Supplemental Super-Heros These are teaching materials developed by Supplemental Super-Heros to be used with the comic book Classics Illustrated Count of Monte Cristo. The materials are to be used for educational purposes only. Download Student Edition and Teacher Edition here.

Graphica- The study of Comics and Graphic Novels as a medium of literature. Part I.

By: Tegan Zimmerman Henry – Literacy Roots View lesson plan here.

Action Comics #1

Provided by: Supplemental Super-Heros These are teaching materials developed by Supplemental Super-Heros to be used with the comic book based on the original Superman story featured in Action Comics #1. Download Student and Teacher Editions here.

The Tarantula

Provided by: Supplemental Super-Heros These are teaching materials developed by Supplemental Super-Heros to be used with the comic book Weird Suspense #1 from Atlas Comics. The materials are to be used for educational purposes only. Download Student and Teacher Edition here.