When teachers look to introduce Key Literacy Skills to their students, they often overlook the most powerful tool for reaching their students: Comic Books.
Learn why comics should be used in your classroom, as well as what books are best suited for your students.
Wondering what comics and graphic novels would be best for your class? Here are a number of suggestions sorted by ability and grade level.
Here, you can download free, fully developed, assignments packages that focus on the ten key literacy skills. Feel free to use them with your students!
There are a lot of Comic Book Publishers out there in the world. Take a moment to learn about a few that stand out, above the rest! Suggested titles, and reasons for using them in your classroom can be found here.
Spotlight On: BOOM! Studios Comics
Founded in 1995, BOOM! Studios creates comics and graphic novels for all age groups. While they have a number of original titles such as Lumberjanes, Slam!, Giant Days, and Mouse Guard they also focus on comics based on…
Spotlight On: Udon Entertainment Comics
UDON Entertainment publishes graphic novels based on well-known properties such as Street Fighter, Okami, Mega Man, Dark Souls, Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Robotech.1 Their new line, Manga Classics, has positioned UDON as leading publishers for educational and classroom use. Their Cheif, and founder, Erik Ko stated…
Comics in the Classroom
When teachers looks to introduce Key Literacy Skills to their students, they often overlook the most powerful tool in reaching their students – Comic Books. This multi-part series explores why comics should be used in your classroom, as well as what books are best suited for your…
Understanding Manga with Library Pass
Are you a teacher, or librarian looking to include Manga in your collection? Not sure where to begin? Not sure how to use the resources? Find out the answers to those questions and more!