This is an interdisciplinary class developed by the English, Social Studies, and Fine Arts departments. It is for students who have a strong interest in creative storytelling. The emphasis of the course is on the processes inherent in the composition of graphic literature, and the examination, analysis, and creation of textual and visual elements of comics. Students will study literature, style, politics, history, visual art and the relationship among these disciplines.
This course will culminate with the development, organization and implementation of a school-wide convention, during which students will present the original works they have created.
Graphic Literature is a two period, two credit course which fulfills the 12th grade English and Social Studies requirements.
1 Unit of Credit
Prerequisite: American History