Explore curriculum & build meaning with these creative COMICS PROJECTS …
JUMP TO: Civics | History | Literature & Language | Math | Science
My mission statement, drawn for an anthology by New England Comics Arts in the Classroom.
Adapting the state constitution’s text into stick-figure visuals…
- What are rights?
- How do we enact them (in actions & symbols)?
- How do various rights & interests fit together in society?
Adapting a talk by the former Supreme Court Justice.
Graphic novels drawn directly from primary sources — the journals, letters, & even artwork of eyewitnesses to history!
VIDEOS: “How to Draw Freeman Colby”
Up-close demos of stick-figure cartooning techniques, coloring, page layout, & more…
Stories from the life and family lore of master storyteller Daisy Turner!
Published Summer 2021 by Vermont Folklife Center.
WORKING WITH PRIMARY SOURCES:
Featuring multiple Civil War source texts & images from my research…
Simple visual tools & markups to help your historical comics come to life on the page!
Classroom project outline for creating a visual timeline of a historical era.
Overview of an integrated middle school program, researching + transcribing + drawing from the prison diary of a Union veteran.
LITERATURE & LANGUAGE
POETRY COMICS: Drawing out verses & lines in panels & pages…
= Drawing out Guthrie’s musical adaptation of John Steinbeck’s novel!
Life stories told by undocumented migrant farmworkers & drawn by cartoonists…
Mathematicomics = My random sporadic math cartoon feature, addressing various topics in math & art & logic…
The origin story of the National Forests! Includes source links to the image gallery I used in my research…
It turns out there’s poetry hidden in the congressional record! Lyrics by John Weeks, music by Big Paws.
More SCIENCE+COMICS Projects:
Learn about the amazing lives of loons — by cartooning them!