[Library Media] AP students and comic books

Fawn BMorgan fawnbmorgan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 10:30:01 MDT 2017


I always used Xena as my action hero persona.

😀 Fawn

On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Fawn BMorgan <fawnbmorgan at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Love it!
>
> Fawn
>
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 10:17 AM, Justin Brooksby <jbrooksby at uen.org>
> wrote:
>
>> This reminds me of an episode of Girl Meets World that I happened to see
>> my kids watching last week. Lol...
>>
>> http://comicbook.com/2015/07/27/the-dark-knight-returns-used
>> -as-major-plot-point-in-girl-meets-w/
>>
>> “...the episode is titled “Girl Meets the New Teacher.” Said new teacher
>> is Harper Burgess, who uses Miller’s 1986 Batman story as part of her
>> lesson plan, right alongside Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird. The dark
>> and violent graphic novel is challenged by the school’s principal, in a
>> showdown apparently meant to mirror the confrontation between Batman and
>> Superman in TKDR.”
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Justin Brooksby
>> Professional Development Manager
>> Utah Education Network
>> Office: 801-581-5366
>> Twitter @brooksby <https://twitter.com/brooksby>
>> uen.org/development/ <http://www.uen.org/development/>
>>
>> On Apr 12, 2017, at 8:37 AM, Fawn BMorgan <fawnbmorgan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> The result for AP students studying classics in comic book format in this
>> article was fascinating and the parallel with Americans burning comic books
>> and Nazis burning any book was equally so!
>>
>> "We’re seeing a paradigm shift of people translating images more fluently
>> than text — think of Snapchat or Instagram. It’s a natural shift for kids
>> to move into the pairing of text and images because that’s what they’re
>> given on a constant daily basis. So it makes sense for teachers to utilize
>> (graphic novels and comics) more.”
>>
>> How English students are discovering classics through comics -
>> http://www.deseretnews.com/865677228/
>>
>> Fawn Morgan
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