Reading with Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter
Reading with Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter
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Annotation: Featuring more than a dozen short comic stories, this volume addresses specific learning concepts in social studies, math, language arts, and science while offering an immersive textual and visual experience that kids will enjoy even as it helps them learn.
Catalog Number: #140733
Format: Publisher's Hardcover
No other formats available
Copyright Date: 2014
Edition Date: 2014
Pages: 184
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-449-45878-5
ISBN 13: 978-1-449-45878-2
Dewey: 741.5
LCCN: 2014932923
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Starred Review ALA Booklist (Wed Oct 01 00:00:00 CDT 2014)
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Reading Level: 4.0
Interest Level: 4-7

 Comics make learning fun!

 Comics have gone from "scourge of the classroom" to legitimate teaching tools, and the Common Core State Standards for scholastic achievement now explicitly recommend their use in the classroom.

Reading With Pictures: Comics That Make Kids Smarter unites the finest creative talents in the comics industry with the nation's leading experts in visual literacy to create a game-changing tool for the classroom and beyond. This full-color volume features more than a dozen short stories (both fiction and nonfiction) that address topics in Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, and Science, while offering an immersive textual and visual experience that kids will enjoy. Highlights include George Washington: Action President by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey, Doctor Sputnik: Man of Science by Roger Langridge, The Power of Print by Katie Cook, and many more.

 Includes a foreword by Printz and Eisner Award-winning author Gene Luen Yang (American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints).

 A downloadable Teachers' Guide includes standards-correlated lesson plans customized to each story, research-based justifications for using comics in the classroom, a guide to establishing best classroom practices, and a comprehensive listing of educational resources.

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