Writing Through Fandoms: Exploring Manga as a Writing Resource (Ages 10-13)

4 week class focusing on writing/visual strategies used in manga to create a narrative
Ms. Francis
3 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
  There are no upcoming classes.

60 minutes

per class

Once per week

over 4 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
My training as a secondary educator was based on student centered learning. Student centered learning puts the student/learner at the core of all activities so that the student’s growth will be highlighted through their experiences and interactions. Instead of having lecture heavy learning, the student is encouraged to have a hands on engagement with the material that they are learning.

My first experience creating a curriculum based off of this concept was during a Social Studies course that I created for 14-18 year old who performed poorly on their state exams. I created a curriculum centered around my students backgrounds and cultures as a means of exploring imperialism, colonialism and the global community. By allowing my students to bring their own experiences to the classroom allowed for them to see themselves and their experiences in academia, but it also allowed the to draw parallels with topics that they struggled to understand before.

In creating multiple ways for students to express and engage with their own personal interest, I believe that a student will be able to then transfer their likes/hobbies into an academic lens. 
Students will be required to bring a manga volume of their choice. All manga must be purchased or borrowed from a reputable source like a library.
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Ms. Francis
Lives in the United States
Advocate for diverse narratives | Lover of Books
3 total reviews
6 completed classes

About Me


My main focus as an educator is to teach reading and writing skills. I enjoy taking alternative resources such as manga as a way to engage multiple educational strategies within reading comprehension and writing. 

I am a certified New... 
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