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Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic: English Language Arts

Grade Levels: 3-7
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

Students will read Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic and complete the related activities.

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Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic: Science

Grade Levels: 3-7
Curriculum Connections: Science

Students will read Desmond Pucket Makes Monster Magic and complete the related activities.

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Woodstock: Master of Disguise Teaching Guide

Woodstock: Master of Disguise

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts––Narrative Writing, Transition Words and Phrases

Students learn about transition words and phrases using comics from Woodstock: Master of Disguise. Students then brainstorm and categorize transition words and phrases and work in groups to practice using transitions. Finally, students write a narrative paragraph describing a comic from the book using strong, creative transition words and phrases.

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Snoopy Party Animal

Snoopy: Party Animal!

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts––Narrative Writing, Transition Words and Phrases

As students read Snoopy: Party Animal!, they identify and analyze cartoon symbols and sound effects. Students then create their own cartoon symbols and sound effects and explain their meanings. Using what they have learned, students create a four-panel comic containing original cartoon symbols and sound effects.

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Snoopy: Cowabunga Teaching Guide

Snoopy: Cowabunga!

Grade Levels: 3-7
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

Students will read Snoopy: Cowabunga!, participate in a class discussion, complete group writing activities, and use the book as a springboard for individual creative writing exercises.

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Charlie Brown and Friends Teaching Guide

Charlie Brown and Friends

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

Students will read this comic book, participate in a class discussion, complete a group activity exploring characterization, and use the book as a springboard for individual creative writing exercises.

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AAAA!: A Foxtrot Kids Edition

AAAA!: A Foxtrot Kids Edition

Grade Levels: 3-7
Curriculum Connections: Art, English Language Arts

Students will read AAAA!: A Foxtrot Kids Edition, discuss the book, examine how the artist creates and differentiates characters visually, and create a family comic about their own family.

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Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York

The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

As students read The Dreadful Fate of Jonathan York, they will record unfamiliar or compelling vocabulary, share and discuss the interesting words they find, and utilize a graphic organizer to analyze their favorite words from the text. Then, students will write short narratives using rich and imaginative vocabulary to describe the comic sections of the book.

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Li’l Rip Haywire Adventures

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

Students will read Li’l Rip Haywire Adventures and analyze the main character, noting their impressions of him. Each student will then complete a graphic organizer in which he or she names a character trait and provides text evidence to support it. Finally, each student will analyze the main character’s change in attitude over the course of the story and provide text evidence for his or her observations.

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G-Man Super Journal

The G-Man Super Journal

Grade Levels: 3-5
Curriculum Connections: English Language Arts

As students read each section of The G-Man Super Journal: Awesome Origins, they will use the “Super Reader Responses!” bookmark page to take notes on characters, vocabulary, key moments in the story, and text connections. Students will then use their notes to write reader response journal entries in which they make personal connections to their reading.

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