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The Graphic Narrative AM Grades 7-9

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Meets daily July 18-22. This camp is for kids going into 7th – 9th grade. Camp meets Monday through Friday from 9 am – 12 pm each day. During the last half-hour of camp on Friday, family and friends are invited to The Cabin for lemonade and a public reading of student writing.

 

Draw the comics you’ve always wanted to read.

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Investigate the powerful potential of connecting words and images as you work to create a graphic novel alive with full characters, a riveting plot, and meaningful design. Explore art excursions to galleries and installations, and read graphic texts with peers and your Cabin teaching-writer to discover how to produce art that shows and tells.

 

Foci for Student Learning:

  • Critically reading visual/literary hybrid art texts to learn about craft
  • Symbol and image
  • Collage, cartoons, found texts, visual rhetoric
  • Tone and argument (irony, satire, etc)
  • Ekphrasis; “translating” visual art into language art and back again
  • Making comics and graphic narratives

Essential Questions Students Will Investigate:

  • How do you read a picture?
  • Is a picture really worth 1,000 words?
  • What’s the relationship between words and images? What relationships are possible?
  • What are the parts of a graphic narrative? What do they do?
  • How can graphic narratives evoke emotion?
  • How can understanding of graphic narratives influence other modes of expression?
  • In what ways are images in sequence like writing? Unlike writing?
  • How do we move story forward through image and pictures?

 

 

Our ticketing system charges a $4.50 convenience fee for each camp purchased online. To avoid this fee, register by phone: 208-331-8000.

Details

Date:
July 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10077594

Organizer

The Cabin
Phone:
208-331-8000

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Member Price
135
Non-Member Price
165
Link
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10077594

Venue

The Cabin
801 S. Capitol Blvd
Boise, 83702
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