Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaigns and Gas Pains

Even before they are driving, your scholars have heard the ups and downs of gas prices. Assess the political turmoil behind rising prices using this analysis handout, which features a political cartoon from 2006. Background information gives learners a context to access the cartoon through quotes from various media. Three talking points guide deeper thinking, as learners consider symbols and the issue at hand. Although this is outdated, it continues to be a current issue.

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