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Graphic Novel & Comic Makerspace Activities


Grade Levels:
Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, and 6th Grade

Some of the materials are editable.

Teaching Duration:
Anytime or throughout the school year

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Students love graphic novels, superheroes, and pop culture. These are all of the things that make up a comic convention or “comic con.” Since we can’t bring students to an official Comic-Con®️, bring one to them: right in their Library Media Center!

After downloading this resource you will receive resources to create a comic con experience for pre-kindergarten through 6th grade students to experience graphic novels in a new way. The options are endless for how you can use this resource!

You can use a few activities a week over a month or so, use a handful of activities during one week, or use a mix of some for whole group instruction and conversation and stations.

This product has 30 total pages & slides, and includes:

  • Forty (40) Graphic Novel and Comic-themed Task Cards to quickly identify stations (10 pages)
    • Some task cards include QR Codes for students to scan and access videos or games.
    • Games are Graphic Novel or Comic themed, and some include coding.
    • Videos follow copyright law and are author interviews or illustrators showing how to draw their popular graphic novel characters.
    • 4 task cards per 8.5″ x 11″ page
    • PDF file format, not editable
  • Directions for four (4) Interactive Activities to use with different grade bands (3 pages):
    • Each activity includes directions to set up the activity and prompts for student reflection or discussion.
    • Just Like Me activity for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, and 1st grades
    • Concentric Circles activity for 2nd and 3rd grades
    • Maître D activity for 4th, 5th, and 6th grades
    • Make and Take Superhero Scoot for any grade level
    • PDF file format, not editable
  • 3-2-1 Author Interview Activity for students in grades 2-6 to use before, during and after viewing an interview with one of their favorite authors. (1 page)
    • PDF file format, not editable
  • Three (3) Standards-based Lesson Plans to meet the specific developmental needs of each grade band (3 pages):
    • One for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 1,
    • Another for Grades 2 and 3, and
    • Another for Grades 4 and 5. See standards listed below.
    • PDF file format, not editable
  • Four (4) Superhero bookmarks that are bilingual. Great for students to color on their own! (1 page)
    • PDF file format, not editable
  • 10-slide optional Lesson Presentation to facilitate learning about Graphic Novels
    • Includes videos of authors reading excerpts from their own graphic novels, 2 superhero-themed brain breaks, and reflection questions to wrap up comic con stations.
    • Editable in Google Slides

Standards Addressed:

AASL National School Library Standards – See the AASL Standards Framework for Learners to view full text.

  • Inquire – B.3.
  • Collaborate – B.1.
  • Explore – B.1. – B.2.

Common Core English Language Arts Standards –
© Copyright 2010 National Governors Association Center for Best Practices and Council of Chief State School Officers. All rights reserved.

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.1.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4. – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10.
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.10 – CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.10.


Terms of Use
© Vr2lTch – By purchasing this product, you receive a one-user license. Copying or distributing to others is prohibited.  ​See our Site Terms of Use for more information. For teacher-librarians: You may use this product with all of your classes and students.

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Grade Levels

Pre-K and Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade


Some of the materials are editable.

Lesson Plan Included?

Yes, with AASL Standards

Teaching Duration

Anytime or throughout the year


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