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AWESOME!!!!!

Page history last edited by Ryan Goble 11 years, 10 months ago

Genres and Topics

DEFINITION

Awesome is as awesome does!!!!

 

WEBSITES: CURRICULUM AND LESSON PLANS

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Ryan's crappy website click here!!!!

Cooperative Comics, A Teaching Tolerance activity for grades 4 and up.

Crafting a Minicomics - Excercise from Mac McCool

 

WEBSITES: TO ASSIST STUDENTS IN CREATING COMICS

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Bitstrips

Comic Life

 

WEBSITES: CARTOON COLLECTIONS 

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Cartoonbank.com - Collected New Yorker Cartoons searchable by subject

 

WEBSITES: POLITICAL CARTOONS

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Cagle Cartoons

Danziger Cartoons

Th(ink) - Single panel cartoons tackling political and social issues impacting communities of color.

 

WEBSITES: GENERAL RESOURCES ON COMICS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

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Art Spiegelman's biography at Random House

Blog: "UN to Investigate Jyllands-Posten 'Racism'" (re: the Danish Muhammad Cartoons)

The Center for Cartoon Studies

Gagline Cartoon Caption Game

Eye Classics - Canonical Literature in Graphic Novel Form (all available from US Amazon)

 

ARTICLES (about comics in the classroom)

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• Cleaver, S. (2008 March/April) Comic books: Mr. Weatherbee, don't blow your top.  It's actually a good thing.  Scholastic Instructor.  Retrieved April 30, 2008 from http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article

•  DeSimone, B. (2006). Drawing on justice. Teaching Tolerance.  Retrieved April 14, 2008 from

http://www.tolerance.org/teach/magazine/features.jsp?cid=644

 

ARTICLES (about comics)

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• McHugh, H. (2008, Feb 25). The Cold War assault on comic book culture revisited, Wired Magazine.  Retrieved April 14, 2008 from http://www.wired.com/culture/culturereviews/magazine/16-03/pl_print

• Pink, D. (2008, Oct 22). Japan ink: inside the Manga industrial complex. Wired Magazine.  Retrieved April 14, 2008 from http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/15-11/ff_manga

• Pink, D. (2007, Oct 22). Manga does Shakespeare.  Wired Magazine.  Retrieved April 14, 2008 from

http://www.wired.com/techbiz/media/magazine/15-11/ff_manga_sb

 

BOOKS (about teaching this topic/genre)

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• Carter, J. (Ed.). (2007). Building literacy connections with graphic novels: page by page, panel by panel.  Urbana, IL; National Council of Teachers of English

 

BOOKS (general information about comics)

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• McCloud, S. (2006). Making comics. New York, NY; Harper. 

• McCloud, S. (2000). Reinventing comics. New York, NY; Harper. 

• McCloud, S. (1993). Understanding comics. New York, NY; HarperPerennial.

 

BOOKS (classroom friendly comics)

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• Guibert, E. & Sfar, J. (2006). Sardine in outer space.  New York, NY; First Second. 

• Klein, G. (2006). The lost colony, book one: the snodgrass conspiracy.  New York, NY; First Second.

• Moore, E., & Pekar H. (Eds.).  (2006).  The best american comics 2006.  New York; Houghton Mifflin.

 

ONLINE VIDEO, SHORT FILMS & MOVIE CLIPS

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Stefan G. Bucher's Daily Monster - short time elapsed videos of monster cartoons.

 

RADIO/PODCASTS

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• NPR (January 26, 2004): Morning Edition January 26, 2004 "Intersections: Of Maus and Spiegelman" an interview with Art Spiegelman.

• WNYC (January 14, 2008): The Brian Lehrer Show "Reading with Pictures" a discussion with Michael Bitz (the Comic Book Project), Francoise Mouly (art editor at The New Yorker and editorial director of TOON books) and Stanford Professor Psychology  Barbara Tversky. 

 

MOVIES

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• American Splendor (2003, R) Dir. Sheri Springer Berman & Robert Pulcini 

Crumb (1994, R) Dir. Terry Zweigoff. 

• Persepolis (2007, PG-13) Dir. Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud 

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