Using comic strips to teach reading and writing

March 1990
Curriculum Review;Mar1990, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p11
Reports on the Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibition services' `Comics in the Classroom,' a booklet that teaches students to develop writing and graphic, art skills, improve reading and comprehension and study current events. Lessons the booklet offers for high school and college students.

Tags: COMIC books, strips, etc. in education;  TRAVELING exhibitions


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