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A President's Vision: Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Young historians, prompted by questions on worksheets, practice analyzing primary source documents (an editorial cartoon, letters, and excerpts from one of Roosevelt’s fireside chats) related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt....
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A President's Vision: Theodore Roosevelt

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Teach young historians how to analyze primary source documents, including speeches and editorial cartoons with a collection of worksheets. The six resources in this collection focus on documents associated with the presidency of Theodore...
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Learn About the Dreyfus Affair

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Innocent man or traitor to France? That is the question addressed in a five-lesson unit that looks at multiple interpretations of the Dreyfus Affair. As young historians examine primary sources, they also consider the bias that history...
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Becoming Us

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The mission statement of the National Museum of American History’s Becoming US: Teaching Immigration and Migration History in the 21st Century series is to provide “educational resources for high school teachers and students to learn...
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Becoming Us: Policy

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Studying the laws and policies enacted to restrict or reform immigration, including or excluding certain groups of people, is essential to understanding the complicated history of immigration in our nation's democracy. Three case studies...
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Empowering Democracy

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
How do you prepare your students to become informed and involved citizens? You could check out the ideas in this collection of materials from the non-profit Classroom Law Project.
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A President's Vision

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
A seven-resource curriculum set presents primary source materials that permits young historians to examine the programs and initiatives advanced by Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt,...
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Political Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As part of a study of the skills needed to become informed citizens, class members examine political cartoons. After analyzing the symbols, viewpoint, and political message intended by the artists, individuals then create their own...
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Political Cartoons: Literacy

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Readers decode and deconstruct political cartoons to heighten critical thinking, extra-textual literacy, and making meaning from symbolism and metaphor. A compatible activity to use in English class when your 8th or 11th graders are...
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Using Political Cartoons to Understand Historical Events

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Examine historical perspectives through the use of political cartoons. Learners complete analysis activities related to the president's title, the establishment of the national bank, and the Jay Treaty.
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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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Political Cartoon Analysis: No Taxation Without Representation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Delve into the world of political cartoons in a lesson on the American Revolution. Scholars practice analyzing an original political cartoon, answer questions, and participate in group discussion. Young academics gain an understanding of...
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Reading Political Cartoons: Prohibition in Alabama

For Teachers 6th
What makes a cartoon political? The lesson plan provides learners with political cartoons and teaches how to analyze them using a five-step process. Scholars also complete a hands-on activity and participate in group discussions to...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Media Industry and the Internet

For Students 10th - 12th
Kids take a good look at what the Internet has done to "old media" industries, such as newspapers, magazines, and books. They analyze the editorial comments made in a political cartoon and answer three critical thinking questions related...
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Political Cartoons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine a variety of historical cartoons. They recognize a political cartoon and identify the main idea, symbolism, exaggeration and caricature in political cartoons. Students analyze a political cartoon by Benjamin Franklin.
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The U.S. in Afghanistan: Analyzing Political Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take a closer look at the U.S. presence in Afghanistan. In this global issues lesson plan, students analyze political cartoons related to the War on Terror. Students discuss their impressions of the war and then create their own...
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Fossil Fuels and the Debt Crisis: Political Cartoons

For Students 9th - 12th
Wondering what dinosaurs have to do with the debt crisis? This analysis handout includes two political cartoons using dinosaur metaphors, and prompts pupils to consider the symbolism to understand the cartoonist's point. You may want to...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Sarcasm, Irony, and Satire

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Satire, sarcasm, or irony? Editorial cartoons have long been the tool artists use to express their opinions about politics and politicians. Kevin "Kai" Kallaugher's four-panel cartoon offers readers an opportunity to examine how he uses...
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Leaks and Gossip: Examining WikiLeaks Through Political Cartoons

For Students 9th - 12th
Use political cartoons to spice up a discussion on national security! Two cartoons, one by Normal Rockwell in 1948, the other a parody of Rockwell's by Chuck Asay in 2010, depict the dangers of leaking information. Background information...
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Cartoons and Protest

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students examine political cartoons from 1774 through today, determine their meanings through analysis and discussion, and create their own political cartoons focusing on historical issues studied in class.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: China, Tibet, and the Olympics

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Political tensions have surrounded the Olympics for centuries; take a look back at the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics with this political cartoon analysis worksheet. Background information gives learners context regarding Tibetan protests...
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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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Lessons in Looking: Imperialism Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using a Smartboard, learners break apart symbolism found in a political cartoon published in 1902. They work to analyze the cartoon in terms of US Imperialism occurring in the late 1890s. All necessary materials are included in this well...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Social Commentary

For Students 9th - 12th
Expose your class to the genre of political cartoons less concerned with serious political issues. This political cartoon analysis handout features social commentary on the many entertainments of youth, ironically paired with their...

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