September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day in the United States, commemorating the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787. In 1956,Congress asked President Dwight D. Eisenhower to proclaim September 17-23 as Constitution Week, a ...
Making Classic Literature More Accessible
Graphic novel adaptations of canonical literature have gained popularity in classrooms as supplemental tools to aid in teaching the original texts of classic novels and plays. Graphic novel adaptations make literature more accessible to students, ...
S.T.E.A.M. Reading Guide
Comics Plus’ Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) Reading Guide features great recommendations for readers of all ages and levels that will spark imaginations and foster insightful conversations. This free resource ...
Using Graphic Novels as Mentor Texts for Personal Narratives
Personal narrative writing has long been a staple in the middle school English/Language Arts curriculum. What was once, “What did you do over summer break?” has now evolved into more sophisticated and meaningful writing prompts asked of our students ...