Related Links

 

The Graphic Classroom: Bibliography of recommended comics and graphic novels by age group, along with hints and tips for organizing your collection and links to useful articles and information http://graphicclassroom.blogspot.com/2008/06/tiny-titans.html

A fantastic website of lesson plans for all ages with links to other great lesson plan sites http://comicsintheclassroom.net/oolessonplans.htm   (see also: Holy Cow, what an awesome website for teachers interested in using comics! http://www.flummery.com/teaching/

Read Write Think Lesson plans from NCTE

Using Comic Creator:  http://www.readwritethink.org/student_mat/student_material.asp?id=21

As an introduction to genre study: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=188

As an introduction to narrative structure: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=223

Book report alternative: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=195

Gabbing about Garfield: http://www.readwritethink.org/lessons/lesson_view.asp?id=1056

The Lesson Planet lesson plans for using comics in the classroom: http://www.lessonplanet.com/search?keywords=comic+strips&rating=3

Differentiation ideas: http://www.vema.gen.va.us/otherpages/Handouts05/HodgesJester.pdf

Graphic Novel Reporter: http://www.graphicnovelreporter.com/content/elementary-schools-libraries-and-comics-roundtable

Using Owly graphic novels with reluctant readers: http://www.graphicnovelreporter.com/content/elementary-schools-libraries-and-comics-roundtable

Using graphic novels: http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00002067.shtml

The Diamond Bookshelf: http://bookshelf.diamondcomics.com/public/default.asp?t=1&m=1&c=20&s=431&ai=0

Media Awareness Network: Comic Book Characters 
                http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/resources/educational/lessons/elementary/gender_portrayal/comic_book_characters.cfm
 

Author Websites:

Jeffy Kinney: Diary of A Wimpy Kid  http://www.wimpykid.com/

Jeff Smith: BONE  http://www.boneville.com/   and http://www.scholastic.com/bone/

Baby Mouse :  http://www.randomhouse.com/kids/babymouse/