Tagged Graphic Novels

4 Ways of Looking at a Mentor Text: Incidental Comics

by Tricia Ebarvia This article was originally published at movingwriters.org. The school year is winding down—and I find myself thinking more and more of warm poolside days—yet everywhere I turn, rich mentor texts seem to come my way. I’ll find something and think, “Oh, that would have been perfect to use with ____” or “That would have…

Graphic Novel Workshop with Aspen Words 

STUDENT WRITING In the summer of 2015 Tim Fielder joined Aspen Words to teach a week-long Graphic Novel workshop to high school students from the Roaring Fork Valley in Colorado.  The workshop explored fundamental concepts such as storyboarding, a study of “camera” angles, evaluation of dramatic structure, and an analysis of model graphic texts. Here…

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