This site was launched in 2006 by Bill Zimmerman as a multilingual comic strip creation service. MakeBeliefsComix.com empowers students to express themselves and communicate through art and writing. You can select characters, emotions, objects, backgrounds, panel prompts and balloons... It includes more than 350 printable templates divided into thematic categories.
There are many ways to use MakeBeliefsComix.com in the classroom: create autobiographical comix, practice new vocabulary words in a creative way, promote team collaboration, practice conversation skills in a meaningul context, introduce students to creative writing... Teachers can also share their own lesson plans for using this educational resource to teach literacy and reading.
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