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Animal Camouflage Comic Strip Project

Students Create a Comic about Animal Camouflage

Students will research animal camouflage facts and use several images to create a simple one page comic strip.

The program used here is Comic Life Deluxe.

The students will use information about camouflage taught in class, found in their books, and on the internet.

Students will locate and use images of different animal camouflage types such as mimicry, disruptive coloration, concealing coloration and disguise for their comic.

Grade 2 - 3

 

 

Instructions:

1) Download and distribute the research handouts. Students should research the internet for facts and write 1-3 short sentences that will be used in the comic speech bubbles.

2) Download the camouflage images and make them accesible for students.

3) Take headshot pictures of the students for their comic strip with a Webcam or digital camera.

4) Demonstrate and model the usage of the Comic Life application.

5) Create the projects and have fun!

 

 

Research Sites:

Nova Online Seeing Through Camouflage

 

Nature Works Deceptive Coloration

 

Enchanted Learning - Camouflaged Animals

 

K-5 Computer Lab - Camouflage for Kids

 

 


 

Mini Tutorials

Learn how to use Comic Life.
Hover over the thumbnail images to watch animated tutorials.

Add a page template

Add a picture
Add a title
Add a text box
Add a background
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Completed Example:

 

Animal Camouflage

 

 

Animal Camouflage Research Handouts:

 

Camouflage Research Handout #1 Download

 

Camouflage Worksheet for Kids

 

 

Camouflage Research Handout #2 Download

 

Camouflage Research Handout for Kids

 

 

Camouflage Research Handout #3 Download

 

Camouflage handout

 

Simplify:

Simplify the creation of the comic by using my premade template. Download

Comic Life Camouflage Template

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