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2019 AASL National Conference

From Immigration to Sexuality and Beyond: “Include” Graphic Novels to “Explore” Social Justice Issues

Nov 15, 2019 11:40am ‐ Nov 15, 2019 12:40pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $6.99
Members: $0.00


This session will present an overview of graphic novel titles dealing with critical social justice issues in different curriculum areas like Science and History and align titles with the AASL National School Library Standards for Learners, School Librarian, and School Libraries and the Common Core Standards. A variety of useful resources and instructional strategies will be provided. Participants will collaborate and share ideas on how to use the graphic novels with their students.

Learning Objectives:
  • Participants will understand ways to incorporate graphic novels into discussions about social justice issues in their teaching and collection development.
  • Participants will use graphic novels to make curriculum connections to topics on social justice issues from the Common Core Standards.
  • Participants will engage with graphic novel titles addressing important contemporary social justice issues like race, immigration, and gender.


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