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I, Robot Goes Graphic

nb24 nb25 I, Robot Goes GraphicSequential Art Summaries of Asimov’s Short Stories

For this extension, students must read I, Robot by Isaac Asimov.

Objectives

  1. The students will become familiar with the sequential art format by reading a variety of graphic novels and identifying common features.
  2. The students will learn how to create graphic novels by using an online tool to design a three-four panel sequential art representation of a familiar event.
  3. The students will demonstrate their ability to apply their knowledge of the sequential art format by creating a sequential art summary of a short story from Isaac Asimov’s science fiction collection, I Robot.

STANDARDS   ADDRESSED

http://standardstoolkit.k12.hi.us/index.html

LA.11.3.2

LA.9.4.1, LA.10.4.1, LA.11.4.1, LA.12.4.1

LA.9.4.3 -LA.9.4.4, LA.10.4.2, LA.11.4.2, LA.12.4.2

LA.9.5.4, LA.10.5.3, LA.11.5.1, LA.11.5.3, LA.12.5.2

Materials


Time Allotment:  Approximately 3 weeks (based on students’ prior experiences with graphic novels)

Procedure
Prerequisite:  The students will have read I, Robot , Isaac Asimov’s collection of short stories about robotics.

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  • Kathleen Letsky, Curriculum Specialist
  • Nathan Patia, STEM Specialist
  • Salvador Cabusi, Technology Specialist
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  • Krause Family Foundation
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  • Tel: 808.778.1265

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