Using Comics to Improve Literacy in English Language Learners
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As English Language Learners enter the mainstream classroom, they face numerous challenges. Many English Language Learners struggle with literacy and often enter the classroom setting with literacy skills below their peers. One literary tool that may help bridge this gap is the comic. Students who may be intimidated by the amount of text found in traditional books or students who may be quite capable of reading each word butare unable to comprehend the themes, plots, or characterization in the story can tum to comics for aid.