Sequencing and Graphic Novels with Primary-Grade Students

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The authors discuss the burgeoning number of graphic novels being published for young readers (approximately PK-3) and suggest a new term for identifying this format and audience: primary graphic novels (PGNs), for primary level students. They go on to describe a series of lessons they conducted with a class of 1st and 2nd graders to capitalize on the children's curiosity for and interest in the graphic novel format in which sequencing was the primary skill addressed.