Civics for Teachers

SERIES: Constitution Comics >>

JUMP TO: INTRO | SESSION #1 | SESSION #2

INTRO TO COMICS

“CARTOONING”
= Drawing LESS to show MORE.

“COMICS”
= 2+ images, connected in sequence.

SESSION #1:

13 Dec. Program (PRINTABLE PDF)

15 December is national Bill of Rights Day in the US. Let’s celebrate with a basic intro to comics & a “Bill of Rights Comics” activity!

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR HOST, GEORGIA CIVICS!

FOLLOW UP DEMO:
Drawing the 8th Amendment

In which the shark-tank gets more “unusual” with each draft…

SESSION #2:

Considerations when designing a comics activity for your classroom…:

SOURCES: Primary sources & other info students can use to research & create their projects. (Also, possible subtopics &c. …)

FORMATS: What shape(s) might student projects take?

Also consider possible models (books, artists, &c.).

GOALS: Expectations & points for assessment; What will students learn? What will they demonstrate? How will they know they’re successful?


FORMAT: Single Page Layouts


FORMAT: The 1-Sheet Mini


FORMAT: The Quarter-Fold Mini

OTHER APPROACHES & IDEAS…

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