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Assignment 4 ronald platt


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A presentation on the use of graphic novels/ comic books in the EFL classroom

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Assignment 4 ronald platt

  1. 1. Comic/ Graphic Novel creation EDUC 9706: Ronald Platt, 2045991,
  2. 2. -Dallacqua, A. K. (2012). Exploring Literary Devices in Graphic Novels. Language Arts. 89:6 (2012) p366
  3. 3. -Dallacqua, A. K. (2012). Exploring Literary Devices in Graphic Novels. Language Arts. 89:6 (2012) p366
  4. 4. Empowering EFL learners  „the reading of graphic novels, rather than being simplistic ventures into subpar texts, actually requires high levels of engagement to render meaning from the combination of images and words.‟ (Boatright, 2010, p469)  „In today‟s global society, English language arts teachers have an excellent opportunity for questioning immigrant experiences that are portrayed as ideal or good and for exploring how such immigrant labels as good and bad have come into existence.‟ (Boatright, 2010, p471) 
  5. 5. -Cultural depictions: The GOOD European immigrant in The Arrival (Tan, 2007) AAAD60/gxFMpdVyOXc/s1600/The _Arrival_048___Shaun_Tan__2006 ____TheCheshireCat_.jpg
  6. 6. -Social historical representation of Asian American immigrants during the twentieth century (Kiyama, 1931/1999) ...And the cultural clash of American Born Chinese (Yang, 2006)-
  7. 7.  Students were encouraged to tell their immigration narratives by making graphic novels. -Danzak, 2011
  8. 8.  Students have engaged positively with the task when hand-drawings were recommended -Pantaleo, 2013
  9. 9. But there are free online tools available. This website was used for EFL grammar instruction (Kılıçkaya & Krajka, 2012)
  10. 10.      Boatright, M. D. (2010). Graphic Journeys: Graphic Novels Representations of Immigrant Experiences. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 53:6 (March 2010). P468-76 Dallacqua, A. K. (2012). Exploring Literary Devices in Graphic Novels. Language Arts. 89:6 (2012). p365-78 Danzak, R. L. (2011). Defining Identities Through Multiliteracies: EL Teens Narrate their Immigration Experiences as Graphic Stories. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 55:3 (2011). pp187-96 Kılıçkaya, F. & Krajka, J. (2012) Can the Use of Web-based Comic Strip Creation Tool Facilitate EFL Learners‟ Grammar and Sentence Structure?. British Journal of Educational Technology. 43:6 (2012) . pp161-5 Pantaleo, S. (2013). Paneling “Matters” in Elementary Student‟s Graphic Narratives. Literacy Research and Instruction. 52:2 (2013). pp150-71