Bev’s Graphic Novel Research
Graphic Novels in Action: A Classroom Study of Reader Response
This qualitative case study explored student responses to graphic novels in the context of 15 students in one grade 6/7 classroom. Key research questions involved reader preferences and reading comprehension strategies.
How Graphic Novels Support Reading Comprehension Strategy Development in Children
This qualitative case study examined the relationship between comprehension strategies and graphic novels in one grade 4 classroom. Key research questions related to children’s application of metacognitive reading strategies as well as the potential for graphic novels to support all students as readers.
Comprehension Strategies in Practice Through a Graphic Novel Study
This qualitative case study explored the use of graphic novels as key reading texts for elementary students involved in a reading support program.
Book Review of Thurman & Hearn’s Teaching Resource Get Graphic: Using Storyboards to Write and Draw Picture Books, Graphic Novels, or Comic Strips
As more publications become available, educators are able to locate more sources of support for integrating graphic novels with current classroom practice.
Different, Versatile, Layered: Canadian Graphic Novels Have Evolved into a Staple for Young Readers
This professional article summarizes issues related to graphic novels in the classroom and recommends particular titles for elementary and secondary age groups.