AN INTERACTIVE STORY MODULE


Includes 3 short interactive and animated comics based on the story of Olympic diver Greg Louganis.





Interactivity

Animation

All Printable pages


















Finding Happiness


In this comic Greg experiences bullying from his peers because of his dyslexia and his race. His peers bully him because Greg is different in both appearance and how he understands the world around him.

















My Name is Greg


In this comic Greg experiences bullying from his peers because of his dyslexia and his race. His peers bully him because Greg is different in both appearance and how he understands the world around him.
















Undefeated


In this comic Greg experiences bullying from his peers because of his dyslexia and his race. His peers bully him because Greg is different in both appearance and how he understands the world around him.


TARGET GRADE LEVEL:
6-12





Common Core Standards








































Supports these common core anchor standards for speaking and listening


Comprehension and Collaboration:


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1


Prepare for and participate effectively in a range of conversations and collaborations with diverse partners, building on others' ideas and expressing their own clear and persuasively.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2


Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.3


Evaluate a speaker's point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric. Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.4


Present information, findings, and supporting evidence such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5


Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.6


Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.




Learning Styles

























Visual (spatial)


pictures, images, and spatial understanding

Verbal (linguistic)


speech and writing

Physical (kinesthetic)


touch - interactivity

Social (interpersonal)


group learning

Solitary (intrapersonal)


self-study



About the Creators







Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University faculty and students performed extensive research to create this media as part of the EPIC project. The Development (coding) for the Fast Food Frenzy game was powered by the the KCAD Framework created by Digital Concierge.


MEDIA




MAC desktop and laptop computers - all browsers


PC desktop and laptop computers - all browsers


Chrome Store (search "Overcoming Bullying")


iPad and Android tablets using the Photon Web Browser


Free to use and share
No In-App purchases
No personal data collected