Assessment resource Manga maker: robot dog: assessment

TLF ID L9966

Test your understanding of how text, onomatopoeia and visual elements fit together to create a manga about a robot dog. Play the role of a new employee in a manga design studio. Explore elements of manga comics such as story-lines, characters, colours, text and bubbles. Then choose the dialogue and 'sound words' to complete a story about a postman's encounter with a robot dog. For example, choose the sound word to match the sound of a dog barking. Add your own text to the last frame of the manga to complete the story. View and print out an assessment report. This assessment object is one in a series of four objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students apply text-specific (manga) conventions.
  • Students relate onomatopoeia to non-verbal expressions and actions.
  • Students relate dialogue to visual elements in cartoon texts.
Educational value
  • Assesses student understanding of how text, onomatopoeia and visual elements fit together to create the whole story in a manga.
  • Provides opportunities to relate dialogue and onomatopoeia to body language and other visual elements in cartoon texts.
  • Illustrates techniques for creating manga story-lines, characters, colours, text and bubbles.
  • Introduces forms and uses of onomatopoeia.
  • Includes a printable report on the manga story assembled by the student.
Year level

5; 6; 7

Learning area
  • english
Strand
  • English/Language
  • English/Literacy
  • English/Literature
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Comprehension activity

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Script writer
    • Name: Alwyn Evans
    • Organisation: The Literary Institute
    • Address: Yanchep WA 6035 Australia
    • Script writer
    • Name: Linda Smart
    • Organisation: Holmesglen
    • Address: Holmesglen VIC 3148 Australia
    • Subject matter expert
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Catherine Beavis
    • Organisation: Deakin University, Faculty of Education
    • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Lynne Darkin
    • Organisation: Deakin University, Faculty of Education
    • Address: Burwood VIC 3125 Australia
    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Assessment resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • Due to the use of rich media content, this learning object is suitable for a connection speed of 256 kbit/s or faster.
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.