If you’re looking for a creative way to help students focus on the use of dialogue or figurative language in their writing, MakeBeliefsComix might be just the tech tool to engage students with this skill. This comic strip generator has a cast of characters, backgrounds, objects, and onomatopoeia word art choices that help students’ imaginations begin to creatively refine their writing skills.
I’ve created a tutorial video and an example product from a sixth grade lesson on figurative language:
These resources are available for you to use. Be sure to connect with your instructional and/or technology coach for additional support in planning a lesson with this tool.
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