Sign In
Sign In
Register for Free

KS1 English – Comic strip lesson plan

Key Stage

KS1, KS2


Years 1-3


Rather than banning comics, use them to help inspire and develop descriptive writing skills.

We’ve all fallen into the trap of asking a child to improve the detail in their writing or extend their sentence, only for them to say they don’t know how.

Using pages or images from graphic novels, comics and manga, you can empower your students and provide them with the support they need to create more powerful writing.

Too often people are afraid to utilise these mediums, but children love the opportunity to use a visual prompt bursting with life.

What they’ll learn

  • How to create expanded noun phrases
  • How to apply both subordinating and coordinating conjunctions to their work
  • How to join words and clauses
  • How to use commas in lists when using more than one adjective

KS1 English – Comic strip lesson plan

You'll also receive regular updates from Teachwire with free lesson plans, great new teaching ideas, offers and more. (You can unsubscribe at any time.)

Which sectors are you interested in?

By signing up you agree to our Terms & Conditions and privacy policy

Explore teaching packs

Pie Corbett Ultimate KS2 Fiction Collection
Fire up KS2 pupils' imagination with this collection of 16 fictional stories, written by literacy expert Pie Corbett. Each r... more
17 x resource packs
Pie Corbett KS2 Non-Fiction Collection
Use Pie Corbett’s non-fiction texts to inspire your KS2 pupils to get writing. Each resource contains an original text in ... more
5 x resource packs
Pie Corbett KS2 Poetry Collection
Inspire KS2 pupils to be creative and express themselves with this pack of Pie Corbett poetry. Each of these Pie Corbett Tal... more
6 x resource packs
Expert Medium-Term Science Plans for Primary
Sorting out your medium term planning for KS1 science and KS2 science? Let science experts such as Deborah Herridge and ment... more
6 x resource packs
Amazing Handwriting Worksheets for EYFS & KS1
Help your EYFS and KS1 pupils with their handwriting practice with these simple and eyecatching free printable handwriting w... more
21 x resource packs
Bumper Lesson Plan Templates Pack
Get your lesson plan done in a jiffy with this range of teacher-made printable lesson plan templates, including a 5 minute l... more
11 x resource packs