RE 5040 Fall 2011
Ruth Ann Timmons
graphic novels
Tue Nov 29, 2011 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 because of what seemed to me to be tons of tiny print on every page. As a struggling reader, I never attempted to read these. Now however, I have seen graphic novels for a wide variety of reading levels and even some geared more towards girls.

  • 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
      • 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