The Top 10 Comics for Social Justice & Global Awareness
When it comes to teaching comics, we’ve moved beyond just using them with reluctant readers or as a way to get kids to enjoy their reading experiences. Indeed, comics and graphic novels have become an important way to teach young people about the world around them and about the issues that will shape their future as adults. This e-book provides teachers with ten visual narratives that are ideal for teaching social justice and global awareness, and looks at activities, connections, and even challenges with teaching these texts in the classroom. Whether you teach in a Junior classroom or have a class of Grade 12s, there is a sufficient wealth of ideas in this resource to broaden and deepen the experience of studying comics in the classroom.