New Course for Teachers: Reimagining Literature: Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom

LMU Extension introduces “Reimagining Literature: Using Graphic Novels in the Classroom“.

This course equips teachers with tools to successfully integrate graphic novels in their ELA curriculum and utilize the form’s unique access points for expanding students’ proficiency with multiple medias, close reading strategies, critical thinking and analysis, and reading and writing skills, including specific techniques to reach English Language Learners. Throughout the course, teachers read the Pulitzer Prize winning graphic novel Maus I and apply the pedagogical practices they learn to develop exemplar activities for their classroom. By the end of the course, teachers will be ready to incorporate graphic novels in their ELA instruction to enliven and enrich their teaching.

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