Why Sequential Art?
Sequential art is juxtaposed pictorial and other images in deliberate sequence, intended to convey information and/or produce an aesthetic response. Graphic novels fall in the category of Sequential Art.
Great for all Readers
•Presents key ideas, dialogue, and emotions through concise text and images
•Engages Students with compelling narratives
2. Develops Critical ThinkingSkills
•Helps identify cause-and-effect relationships
•Introduces abstract metaphors and visual CONNECTIONS between ideas
• combines verbal and visual information
•AdvanceS concise vocabulary with more word association
Story #1: JUDE
Our first story follows the life of an African-American World War II veteran who struggles with adjusting to life after not receiving the G.I. Bill. This nine-page story comes with a scripted five-day lesson plan and complementary learning activities.
Story #2: from the Ashes
Our second story follows a young boy, Justin, after the destruction of his community after a race riot. This story is based on the events surrounding Black Wall Street in the 1920s.
We are currently piloting the curriculum in 8th, 9th, and 10th grade classes for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested in piloting a story in your classroom, please contact us using the form below.