|1||Lesson Plan||Writing for Comics Exercise
This lesson explores writing for the limited format of one comic page, using condensed story writing with short but impactful content.
|2||Lesson Plan||Storyboarding a Story Plot for Comics
This lesson explores the importance of condensed writing and writing a full script for a limited, one-page comic story.
|3||Lesson Plan||Applying Digital Letter and Word Balloons (Comics)
This lesson teaches students how to create and compose word balloons in the “fixed” space that is a comic panel.
|4||Library Media||Making The Not Quite White Apartment on Irolo: A Conversation with Deanna & Jeanette
A video conversation with lead instructor Deanna and youth artist Jeanette about the process of creating a photo book. Specifically, they discuss the relationship between student and mentor.
|5||Teaching Activity||Writing Prompt: The House On Mango Street
In this activity, students use this creative writing prompt to write a short story or poem using House On Mango Street as inspiration.
|6||Teaching Activity||Writing Prompt: My Name
This activity supports a series of lessons of exploring the notion of "self" and "place" photographically using a selection from a novel, starting with an excerpt that examines "naming" and moving on to descriptive language on sense of home or place.
|7||Teaching Activity||Writing Prompt: Describe a family photograph
This activity uses memory, sensory perceptions, and imagination. It can be used to discuss what people project in to an image and why people may respond to an image differently.
|8||Teaching Activity||Getting to Know You through Writing
This activity allows students to develop their writing skills through communication without speaking. It also allows students to learn more about their peers through writing.
|9||Teaching Activity||Freewrite/Powerpoint Storytelling
In this activity, Students are asked to tell stories both in writing and visually using a PowerPoint presentation.
|10||Teaching Activity||Image & Text: Pictures Say A Thousand Words?
An exercise to show the impact of image and photographs.