Use Wixie to engage learners in creating comics and graphic novels

Posted by Melinda Kolk on May 2, 2018 1:28:16 PM

Comics and graphic novels are colorful, playful, and viewed as fun to read. Creating comics and graphic novels in Wixie can help you engage students in the curriculum and build powerful 21st century literacies.

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Topics: Wixie, comic, retell, graphic novel

Take Retelling to the Next Level

Posted by Melinda Kolk on Sep 18, 2013 10:15:00 AM

Young students are often asked to retell stories. In fact, from Kindergarten to Grade 3, the Common Core Standards explicitly ask students to be able to “retell [recount] stories." While this may not be the most engaging student task, it is one of the most straightforward ways to assess reading comprehension.

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Topics: common core, 21st century classroom, create, literature, curriculum, retell

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