The File 4 Reading guide is an essential piece to slow down the readers so they are more thoughtful about each page in the comic book. It transforms the comic book from comics into a curriculum. This free PDF download includes 10 pages of questions that guide the reader through each page of the comic book, along with blank space for students to record their answers.
This reading guide is also included in the file 4 activity packet, which can be purchased here.
Find Files 3 and 4 here.
The M.C. Detective Agency: Chemical Solutions Required is a series of comic books that teaches chemistry to kids ages 8 – 108. This multi-episodic series envelops a cleverly concealed chemistry curriculum with the stories of twins, Poppi and Ray, who solve mysteries using chemistry. These sibling sleuths have many adventures, including traveling back in time to rescue the Radium Girls, attending a modern-day rock concert to save a vanishing Van Gogh, and swimming in a bottle of Chanel No. 5 to find the hiding aldehydes.