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Whiteboard Comic Book

Combine coding and robotics with storytelling to make comics with Root!

  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • ELA
  • Robotics
  • Duration
  • 30-60 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root rt1
  • Group Size
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Things You'll Need
  • iRobot Coding platform
  • Magnetic Whiteboard
  • Markers

Whiteboard Comic Book

Let students work together to showcase their creativity in a comic book format! This lesson reinforces the importance of sequencing through storytelling and coding. Appropriate for beginner or intermediate coders, students will navigate and animate each frame of their comic with Root.

Educational Standards

CCSS ELA K-8 Writing

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details and well-structured event sequences.

W.1.3

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

W.2.3

Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.

W.3.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

W.4.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

W.5.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

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