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Cartoons for the Classroom: Why are Cartoonists Vital to Democracy

For Students 11th - 12th
A thought-provoking activity doesn't prompt learners to analyze a political cartoon, but rather the importance of political cartoonists in general. They work together and discuss the role cartoonists play in the democratic system. Use...
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What do cartoonists see in this election?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Cartoons from the 2008 Presidential election provide the text for a lesson designed to help learners understand how political cartoonists use persuasive techniques to present a point of view.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Why Are Cartoonists Vital to Democracy?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, learners analyze a political cartoon about the role of political cartoonists in democracies and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Inside a Cartoonist's World

For Students 7th - 12th
Introduce your class to cartooning and the process of creating a comic. Liza Donnelly, cartoonist for The New Yorker, narrates the steps she takes to write and illustrate a cartoon. She also gets at the roles of a comic and how readers...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Drawing the Line

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students read about the attributes of political and editorial cartoonists. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions.
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McCarthyism: 60 Years Later

For Students 9th - 12th
Explore legendary cartoonist Herb Block's bold challenge of McCarthy-era politics through this analysis activity. Two cartoons are included, along with talking points to prompt analysis and background information to help pupils "read...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Berryman, Roosevelt, and the Teddy Bear

For Students 8th - 12th
Do your historians know the story behind the teddy bear? Background information clues learners in to the context of a political cartoon, which depicts Teddy Roosevelt on his famous hunting trip. They will read about renown cartoonist...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Interpreting the "Tank Man" Symbol

For Students 9th - 12th
The iconic image of the Tank Man is imitated in this political cartoon analysis, in which learners examine a cartoon depicting a similar standoff. The original image is pictured, and learners compare it to a more modern cartoon of the...
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Editorial Cartoons

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Do your classes love reading and drawing cartoons? Middle schoolers read an editorial cartoon from a newspaper. They discuss the cartoonist's topic, audience, and purpose. Next, they brainstorm questions they have about the cartoon and...
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Video 4 - Acceleration, part 1

For Teachers 7th - 12th
An animated video teaches viewers about force and acceleration, using a cartoon character to demonstrate examples of force, speed, time, and acceleration in action. While the video is on the older side, viewers will still enjoy the...
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Walt Disney- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
What can collaboration, attention to detail, and a love of drawing lead to? Discover the background of cartoonist, filmmaker, and innovator Walt Disney, and recall the wide breadth of influence the Disney company has had over the past...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Support Your Local Cartoonist

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon based on a issue in Buffalo, NY and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Keep Current Through a Cartoonist's Commentary

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events instructional activity, students analyze political cartoons about the Middle East and American domestic issues. Students respond to 4 talking point questions.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Gridlock in 2010 Elections

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate symbolism within a political cartoon in this critical analysis handout, which outlines issues of the 2010 election process. Background information (on the risk of gridlock in legislation and the challenges of either party...
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Comics for the Classroom: Addicted to Spending

For Students 11th - 12th
Political comics can be a great way to get kids thinking critically about current political topics. They assess this cartoon and analyze how the cartoonist feels about US spending policy. There are three solid critical analysis questions...
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Cartoons for the Classroom:

For Students 9th - 12th
Editorial cartoonists can make a big impact: this political cartoon analysis handout displays 2 cartoons by 2011 Pulitzer-award-winning cartoonist Mike Keefe. Background information gives learners context on the award, and 3 talking...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Herblock at 100

For Students 8th - 12th
In celebration of renowned cartoonist Herb Block's Library of Congress exhibition, this handout includes 2 of his famous political cartoons for scholars to analyze. Background information describes "Herblock's" career, and talking points...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Who Drew it Best?

For Students 9th - 12th
Assess the Cash for Clunkers program with your scholars through 3 political cartoons, which they will analyze to determine who drew it best. Background information helps pupils gain context to assess the cartoons, and 3 talking points...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Nationalizing Banks

For Students 9th - 12th
Do your economists understand the complexities of the recent financial crisis? Use this political cartoon analysis worksheet to shed some humor and light on the nationalization of banks. The cartoonist utilizes irony to make his point....
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tuscon Shootings

For Students 9th - 12th
Approach the 2nd Amendment and gun laws through this political cartoon analysis handout, which outlines the tragedy of the 2011 shootings in Tuscon, Arizona in the context of gun control. Background information gives scholars access to 2...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: The Tea Party

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate the Tea Party Movement through this political cartoon analysis handout! Background information gives scholars the necessary context to access the cartoon, and includes the historical derivation of the Tea Party name. Three...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Inspiration from the Classics

For Students 11th - 12th
Even cartoonists can take inspiration from the masters. Learners will learn about Fuseli's The Nightmare and compare it to the cartoon it inspired. They'll analyze the cartoon in relation to the original piece as well as the political...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: The Market Roller Coaster

For Students 9th - 12th
Hop on the stock market rollercoaster! This political cartoon analysis has scholars examine a cartoon about the ups and downs of a volatile market. Background information and a quote provide context for analyzing the cartoon, and 3...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Syrian Government Censorship

For Students 9th - 12th
Approach censorship through the controversy of the Syrian government's violence against kidnapped cartoonist Ali Ferzat. Background information gives learners context of the issue, and a link offers further media coverage of the event....

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