RE 5040 Fall 2011
Amanda Solesbee
Graphic Novels
Sun Nov 20, 2011 13:30

Are you taking the course with Dr. Moorman? If so, I am also in that course now and we also did a unit on graphic novels- sounds similar to what you are doing in class too?

  • Graphic Novels - MaryBeth, Sun Nov 20 10:18
    It sound like the books about immigration were a great theme. It's always good to be able to work on other academic areas (such as Social Studies) while you are working on reading too. About graphic... more
    • Graphic Novels - Amanda Solesbee, Sun Nov 20 13:30
      • graphic novels - MaryBeth, Mon Nov 21 14:08
        Yep! I'm taking that class. 5 years ago when I was teaching you rarely heard of them. I'm thinking of starting to write them myself! Ha! In all seriousness, it does seem like they have become really... more
        • graphic novels - Ruth Ann Timmons, Tue Nov 29 00:42
          Since working with graphic novels in Moorman's class I have noticed them everywhere- they are SO popular now! When I was little I remember the classic comic book style and being turned off by them... more
          • re:graphic novels - MaryBeth, Tue Nov 29 08:04
            I agree Ruth Ann. I was NOT a comic book fan as a youngster, so I guess I was a little surprised to hear in Moorman's class about how popular they were. It seems like there are much more varied in... more
            • Graphic novels - Marlee Wright, Tue Nov 29 23:09
              I am in Dr. Moorman's class too, and as I was doing that graphic novel project I came across two wonderful graphic novels about Ann Frank. They contained lots of history - it really surprised me how... more
              • re: graphic novels - Ginger Landers, Wed Dec 14 21:04
                I, too, was not a fan of graphic novels or superheros as a child but they are great resources to incorporate into a classroom library. They do come in a array of subject matter and can even be used... more
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RE 5040 Fall 2011