Books that Provide Teachers with the Ideas and Activities for Teaching Visual Narrative in the K-12 Classroom
In Graphic Detail
by David Booth and Kathy Gould-Lundy
Award-winning educators, David Booth and Kathy Gould Lundy, look at the use of graphic novels in this activities-based book designed for the K-12 classroom. Exercises involve not simply reading and writing but help to develop the student's ability to express their learning through visual art and drama.
Learning to Read with Graphic Power
by David Booth and Larry Swartz
This book is designed to develop core literacy skills by having students engage with visual narrative. Using examples from the award-winning Boldprint Kids Graphic Readers series, the book shows why graphic novels should be in the classroom and how they can connect to pre-existing literacy programs.
Teaching Visual Literacy
by Nancy Frey and Douglas B. Fisher
This resource by Nancy Frey and Douglas B. Fisher is an everything-you-need-to-know look at comics, graphic novels, cartoons, and manga as a way to foster and develop thinking and visual literacy skills in the classroom. It shows readers not only that a picture is worth a thousand words, but how visual imagery can inspire and engage reluctant readers.
Wham! Teaching with Graphic Novels Across the Curriculum
by William Brozo, Gary Moorman, and Carla K. Meyer
As part of the Language and Literacy series, illiam Brozo, GaryMoorman, and Carla Meyer give readers a resource for teaching with graphic novels across the curriculum. Focusing on the high school classroom, the book shows teachers how to incorporate graphic novels into content area instruction while motivating reluctant and struggling readers.