Why Teach with Graphic Novels?
1. Graphics are engaging forms of text.
2. Provide exciting reading experiences for all kinds of readers.
--For weak readers, concise text paired with detailed images to help readers decode and comprehend the text.
--For skilled readers,succinct text models how to efficiently communicate stories, lines and ideas
3. Graphic novels draw the reader into the story.
4. Lots of diversity in themes, formats, illustration style, graphic arts, and subject matter are available in graphic novels!