Love of country and homeland through comics

1. School/Organization, where the practice is collected:
Primary school Domžale, Sandra Omladič (teacher)

2. Description
Love for country and homeland through comics.
The comic strip is an example of good practice in cross-curricular integration, with the subjects of History and Patriotic and civic culture and ethics.
The first beginnings of comics can be traced back to ancient Egyptian reliefs and medieval church paintings. In the 19th the beginning of the comic strip century started in newspapers, as the modern comic strip was born out of the development of newspaper publishing. Newspaper editors found that, in addition to sensational headlines and breaking news, comics also guaranteed newspaper sales. Newspaper comics experienced a major boom at the beginning of the 20th century, which continued into the post-World War II period, including in Japan and Europe. In the 1960s, the so-called underground comics began to develop in the USA, separating commercial comics from auteur comics. While commercial comics are aimed at a wider readership, auteur comics deal with socially topical issues.
The popularity of comics as a medium has led some to attribute low artistic value to it. Another problem was that comics are built on the relationship between words and images. It is therefore difficult to classify it as a purely visual or literary art.
Today, however, we are increasingly aware that comics, like literature, use dramatic text design, narrative multi-layered, the psychologization of characters... At the same time, visual elements, editing, the expression of movement are also important... Today, comics are the subject of art history, semiotics, etc. The fact that comics have a real artistic value was proven by Art Spiegelman, who won the Pulitzer Prize in 1992 for his comic book Maus.

In Slovenian lessons, the teacher introduces the creation of comic strips on the theme of the homeland and holidays. In this way, she connects classes of Slovene with the subject of Civic and patriotic education and ethics. Pupils learn in a creative way about the characteristics and role of national holidays for society.

3. Images/Picture/Video …

Title: Independence and Unity Day through comics

Authors: Students Sara, Vid, Nejc, Leon.

Title: Independence and Unity Day through comics

Author: student Shaia

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