Creating a story in the medium of Manga

Challenge reference: 4108

Notional learning hours  30
Level Level 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will carry out research and create a story in the medium of Manga, writing appropriately for purpose and a specific audience.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to develop knowledge of cartoon or comic strips in the style of Manga.

  2. Be able to create a cartoon in the style of Manga and evaluate their work.


Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Carry out research into the Japanese style of cartoon/animation called Manga
    • Identify the purpose in a text
    • Show an understanding of the writing structure of a comic/cartoon strip
    • Show an understanding of a plot structure
    • Create a cartoon or comic strip in the style of Manga
    • Include a plot line to the story
    • Use appropriate lay-out and presentation
    • Use appropriate materials to create drawings to enhance work
    • Gather feedback on their work from others and identify how it could be improved
    • Use feedback to improve their work