Female Force Volume 1
Lesson plan by Dr. Katie Monnin
Some Teaching Recommendations For Middle School & High School English Language Arts
- standard #s correspond to the numbers used by the International Reading Association (IRA) and National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
2. Students read a wide range of literature from many periods in many genres to build an understanding of the many dimensions (e.g., philosophical, ethical, aesthetic) of human experience.
8. Students use a variety of technological and informational resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
1. Character Sketch
· Objective: To have students pull out the important information about each individual profiled in the graphic novel.
2. Creative Nonfiction Journey (Monnin, 2010)
· Objective: To have students demonstrate an understanding of a creative nonfiction graphic novel, and its emphasis on both factual information and creative storytelling.
*Monnin, K. (2010). Teaching Graphic Novels. Gainesville, FL: Maupin House.
NCTE/IRA. (1996). Standards for the English Language Arts. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Katie Monnin, PhD, is an assistant professor of literacy at the University of North Florida and author of Teaching Graphic Novels: Practical Strategies for the Secondary ELA Classroom (2010) from Maupin House. To learn more about Teaching Graphic Novels or Katie Monnin, please go to this link: http://www.maupinhouse.com/monnin.php.