How to Write a Comic Book Lesson Plan

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

With this lesson plan, your students are going to create a narrative in the form of a comic book. They will practice visual storytelling and compose a short story in comic book format.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Describe how comic book authors craft a narrative
  • Assemble a short story containing multiple characters, conflict, and resolution
  • Present a narrative through a primarily visual format

Length

90-120 minutes

Curriculum Standards

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.A

Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters; create a smooth progression of experiences or events.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.C

Use a variety of techniques to sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole.

  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3.E

Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.

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