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37 resources with the keyterm cartoons

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Cartoon Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
All ages love to engage in cartoon writing –- little do they know that they actually learn quite a bit from it! In an instructional session focused on literacy syntax and vocabulary, your pupils work cooperatively to draw six pictures...
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Political Cartoon Analysis Guide

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Political cartoons are very clever, and often have deep meanings. This worksheet has learners consider a political cartoon. Next, they answer four questions regarding the cartoon. A very clever and effective teaching resource.
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Teach21 Lesson: To the Extreme, Lesson 9/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Extreme sports seem to be the focus of this fun project, but only you will know that your students are learning persuasive writing techniques. As they continue their Press Kits to promote their fictional extreme sports, students study...
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A Medieval Mystery: Can you decode the dark secrets of this cartoon?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover coding in medieval cartoons. In this medieval mystery lesson plan, students view cartoons from history to see if they can identify the clues or solve the mystery. 
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Cartoon Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create cartoons to remember science vocabulary words. In this vocabulary lesson, students create cartoons in Paint or Power Point.  They share them with the class.
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Animation Flip Books

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students investigate examples of animation made from a flipbook technique in order to learn how to create their own flipbook and to learn how this process looks like an animated cartoon. In this animation lesson, students will observe...
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Creating Cartoons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students produce a one slide cartoon. They import images, background, characters, and props. They research images and put it together in a Power Point presentation. They create a cartoon with sound files and apply movement through the...
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Cartoon and Political Poster Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners explore the late 1800s as a time of demographic change in the US. They view the role of media during this time in the form of posters and political cartoons. They create a political poster/cartoon that deals with current...
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Cartoons Meet the Artist

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students recreate cartoon character in the style of a famous artist, and explore that artist at the same time; students orally present their art and their artist.
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Cartoon Creation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create four to six illustrations that produce sequential movement and change when rapidly flipped through, and demonstrate that motion and change can be shown in a series of illustrations by sharing his/her original cartoon...
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Super Adventures

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young scholars examine the various styles cartoonists use in their favorite cartoons. Individually, they use their imagination to create their own scenes to create a full cartoon. To end the lesson, they use Crayola markers to color...
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American Revolution Vocabulary Cartoons (art)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss cartoons. In this art lesson, 5th graders make their own cartoon using vocabulary words from the American Revolution.
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Analyzing and Creating 19th Century Cartoons

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students analyze 19th century cartoons on segregation. In this primary source lesson students examine primary source documents and identify the elements of a cartoon then create their own based on The Outsiders by SE Hinton.
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No Joke - My Voice Counts!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students respond to cartoons. In this social and cultural issues lesson plan, students examine how cartoons can be used to get a message across to the reader. After examining numerous cartoons, students create their own cartoon with a...
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Students Get Animated: Make Existing Lessons Move and Motivate Students

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the chemical elements in a computer generated cartoon format. In this computer animation and chemistry lesson, students learn how to animate using computer programs. Students use animation to learn about the Periodic Table...
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Editorial Cartoons: An Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students looks at cartoons. In this writing lesson, students find the definition of an editorial cartoon and practice interpreting the message it's trying to send.
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Cartoon Drawing

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this cartoons worksheet, students draw a cartoon of a banana, apple and orange. Students study the examples but are instructed to make their drawings look different than the samples.
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Which Comic Strip Character is Like You?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this language arts worksheet, students examine the comic pages of a newspaper. Students find a character like them in some way and answer 4 questions.
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Cartoon Analysis Worksheet

For Students 6th - 9th
In this cartoon analysis worksheet, students list the objects and people they see in a cartoon, identifying the caption and/or title. Then they identify describe an action taking place within the cartoon and explain how the words clarify...
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The Issues-Substance not Style

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students continue to develop criteria for evaluating candidates, consider personal qualities needed in the presidency, and compare candidate's qualifications for office. They write in their journals: "What issues get the most air time or...
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What is the Population Distribution of Cartoon Characters Living On the Pages of Your Newspaper?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read various cartoons in their local newspaper and calculate the population demographics, spatial distribution and grouping of the characters. Using this information, they create a population distribution map and share them with...
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Drawing Human Faces in Cartoon Form

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to a unit on drawing human faces in cartoon form. They examine examples of cartoon faces with various expressions and discuss how shape can help show specific emotional expressions. They use a variety of shapes...
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Using Cartoons and Comic Strips

For Teachers K - 8th
Students explore cartoons and comic strips to practice a variety of language and discussion activities. They explore the themes of humor, culture, and issues in cartoons and comic strips. They draw pictures to represent the last frame...
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Remembering Chuck Jones

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate the art of animation and various cartoon characters created by Chuck Jones. They complete a Webquest, watch video clips, draw a cartoon character, answer discussion questions, and create an original caricature of a...