Biography Comic

iPad Biography Comic 

Instructions: Create a one page comic using an image and key facts  about an important person. Students add a title, image, and multiple speech bubbles to create their comic.
  • Find and save an online picture of your important person.  
  • Open the comic app on your iPad, create a new comic page and 
  • add a title for your comic. 
  • Add the picture of your important person to your comic. 
Create speech bubbles to add summary information about: 
1.Your person’s date of birth and where they were born
2.Your person’s family and childhood
3.Your person’s education and training
4.Your person’s achievements and awards
5.How this person overcame setbacks and kept trying
6.The main reasons this person is important

Teachers integrate technology into classroom curriculum by having students use the iPad and a comic strip app to create a brief biography. This activity can be a stand alone assignment or a supplement to a larger assignment. Student use an image of their person as well as key facts and details to create the comic.

Common Core Standards

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.