”While there remains controversy about graphic novels - especially from people who worry that graphic novels will end traditional reading – our experiences with adolescents, as well as a number of current research studies, suggest that graphic novels are an important adjunct in our instruction.
Graphic novels are viable options for students with disabilities, struggling readers, and English learners, but they are more powerful than that. Graphic novels are motivating and engaging for all students.”
CONTENTS Letter To The Teacher Teaching Strategies Synopses
UNIT 1 New Empires and New Faiths CHAPTER 1: Roman Civilization CHAPTER 2: Islamic Civilization CHAPTER 3: Medieval Africa
UNIT 2 The Middle Ages CHAPTER 4: China in the Middle Ages CHAPTER 5: Medieval Japan CHAPTER 6: Medieval Europe
UNIT 3 A Changing World CHAPTER 7: The Renaissance CHAPTER 8: The Reformation CHAPTER 9: The Americas CHAPTER 10: The Age of Exploration