Graphic Novels – Add some Dialogue/Storyboarding

You have been busy writing your narratives, building characters and creating plots and settings.  Now it is time to start thinking about putting your work into a graphic/visual format.

To do this you will need to pick out the most important parts of your story and plan how to retell this with images/narration and dialogue.

Presentation with student examples


When creating your covers pay attention to the finer details.

What must you include??

Title – Author – illustrator – imagery – extras

Extras??? Check out some examples in the class or below: What can you add?

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I am going to post some resources for you to look into:

Example of a planned Graphic Novel Page

Planning your novel

Parts of a Comic – Important to understand

This is a youtube playlist, Video 9 – Ten tips for storytelling might be your best bet.


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No Coffee Mo Problems!

Mr. Hewett has been without coffee for 5 days!!!!

It is of course for a good cause:

Our Class Blog:

Let’s track how much Mr. Hewett has already saved for the Water Project.

Here are some details to help you out.  Max and I wake up early (5ish), I usually enjoy a cup of coffee while Max enjoys an episode of Curious George (I also enjoy Curious George). I drink one Tassimo Disc worth of coffee at home, purchased from the Sobey’s in Grand Bend (usually).

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Once I arrive at school I will typically drink one to two more cups of coffee and on the weekends I generally have one or two medium coffees from Tim Hortons.

How much coffee savings can you calculate for the week?  How much money should Mr. Hewett donate at the end of the Water Challenge?

Do you need any more information? Just ask.