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The graphic novel classroom : powerful teaching and learning with images

Author: Maureen Bakis
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Could you use a superhero to teach reading, writing, critical thinking, and problem solving? While seeking the answer, secondary language arts teacher Maureen Bakis discovered a powerful pedagogy that teaches those skills and more. The amazingly successful results prompted her to write this practical guide that shows middle and high school teachers how to incorporate graphic novels into their classrooms.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maureen Bakis
ISBN: 9781452299105 1452299102 9781452296487 1452296480
OCLC Number: 903239194
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Welcome to the graphic novel classroom --
Looking at literacy in the graphic novel classroom --
Looking at the comics medium: Teaching Scott McCloud's Understanding comics --
Interpreting images: Teaching Shaun Tan's The arrival, Rachel Masilimani's Two kinds of people, and Gene Leun Yang's American born Chinese --
Looking at the big picture: Teaching Will Eisner's A contract with God and A life force --
Looking at memoir in the graphic novel classroom --
Pictures, perception, and the past: Teaching Marjane Satrapi's Persepolis --
Leaving a legacy through images: Teaching Art Spiegelman's Maus, Elie Weisel's Night, and Scott Russell Sanders' Under the influence --
Looking at superheroes in the graphic novel classroom --
A glimpse of the superhero genre: Teaching Frank Miller's Batman: The Dark Knight returns --
Making the invisible visible: Teaching Alan Moore's V for vendetta --
Afterword: The value of teaching graphic novels in school.
Responsibility: Maureen Bakis ; foreword by James Bucky Carter.

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