Unit 1 – Growing Up With Graphic Novels

Unit title: “Growing Up With Graphic Novels”
Global context: Identities and relationships
Key concept: form / change
Related concepts: Genre (bildungsroman, graphic novels), style (visual language techniques)
Statement of inquiry: asdf
Text(s): Vera Brosgol’s Anya’s Ghost. Other graphic novels will also be chosen, based on interest, in smaller reading groups (including: American Born Chinese, Skim, I Kill Giants, Awkward, New Kiddo, Hey Kiddo, Aya, Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me)

Summative Assessment:

  • Comic analysis (A, B, D)
  • Original comic storyboard (C, D)