Introduce the concept of pi with this unique and captivating Pi Day Activity. All the information is presented in a comic format meaning your learners will be instantly engaged in reading. This one-of-a-kind, print-and-go resource will not only add a new twist to your Pi Day activity, but it will also improve RETENTION and PARTICIPATION.
Readers will discover all of the basics of Pi with this illustrated math cartoon. The one-page, easy-to-print comic explains why Pi is an irrational number, not a rational number. Students will read about how Pi is used to find the circumference and area of a circle, and they will learn about how Pi is used in the real world.
What Do You Get?
Comic-Style Reading Passage
- Highly visual and engaging content providing an overview of the rate of heat transfer
- Color and B&W
- Print up as a handout, poster, or anchor chart
- A great addition to interactive notebooks
- Gets off the screens and puts reading in their hands
What makes Cool School Comics such an impactful learning tool?
They are FUN!
- This is the most crucial benefit.
- Students are more willing to participate and more engaged.
- The content STICKS.
Visual learning is EFFECTIVE.
- About 65% of the population consists of visual learners.
- Visual information is processed faster.
- Students who SEE information are more likely to retain it.
EASY to implement!
- These lesson plans are complete and ready to go, requiring minimal prep time.
- You only need to make copies, upload supplementals to your virtual classrooms, and set up the hands-on activities.
- Lots of flexibility! You can print these as posters, add them to interactive notebooks, hand them out to students, or share them virtually. There is plenty of room for modifications.
- Every lesson plan has a low-prep, wallet-friendly, hands-on component.
- Instructions are in a visual format
- Follow-up questions or a lab report are always included
Comics make content ACCESSIBLE
- Naturally differentiated, comics accommodate a wide range of learning abilities and styles.
- Great for classrooms with a diverse population of learners
- They can simultaneously rope in both your gifted and struggling students (and everyone in between).
- Reluctant readers gravitate toward comics.
- Comics help English Language Learners and SPED students find success.
Be the hip teacher seizing the graphic novels craze. Your students will LOVE it!