Dr Peter Venkman: 'Scuse me Egon? You said crossing the streams was bad!...' Dr Ray Stanz: 'Cross the streams...': Comics, manga, graphic novels and the challenge and excitement of cross-curricular work (with apologies to Ghostbusters [1984])

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Sequential art of all kinds lends itself to cross-curricular work within schools, colleges and beyond. Most typically, this draws in art and literature in a number of different ways, depending on the chosen emphasis and who the lead department or member of staff is. I have come across a range of approaches to using the medium and will flag up a few examples from around Britain in this article, but will concentrate in the latter part of the article on a very intensive ‘Theme Day’ that took place at Driffield School, East Yorkshire (www.driffieldschool.net)
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10-12
JournalNATE Classroom
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010

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