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The Spark Creativity Teacher Podcast | ELA

Jan 11, 2023

Want to introduce your ELA students to the creative joys of graphic novels? Find out how to run a quick and productive book tasting to help introduce them to the genre. 

 Maybe you’ve got some new titles for your choice reading library, a graphic novel or two lined up for First Chapter Friday, or even a graphic novel on the horizon as a whole-class read, and you wish your students were more aware of and excited about the graphic novel genre.

Ooooh boy, have I got an easy win for you. Head for the library and bring your brightest Trader Joe’s shopping bag along, because it’s time for a graphic novel book tasting!

Today on the podcast, find out how to easily host a graphic novel book tasting and why it’s a great option for your students.

Related show: 6 Wonderful Ways you can use Graphic Novels

Get book recommendations, a digital bookshelf template, the book tasting takeaways sheet, and more in the show notes at

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