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How to write a comic book scene

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Creative writing, Graphic novels and illustration
Programme: Book Week Scotland, First Ministers Reading Challenge, Live Literature, Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour
Language: English
Age group: 12-14, 15-18

In this resource young people can learn about the different techniques used to create comics. The resource was written by the graphic novelist duo Metaphrog(this link will open in a new window). It contains activities to inspire you to create an adaption of any fiction book. However, all the techniques can be used independently to create an original comic or graphic novel.

The activities in this resource are detailed, and can be spread across multiple sessions.

Young people will learn:

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