Lesson Plan

Creating Civic Awareness Through Artistic and Literary Forms

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Interpret current events using editorial cartoons and other print media. Middle schoolers explore the meanings of literary and artistic terms such as satire, irony, and caricature. They visit internet sites to develop an understanding of symbols and cartooning techniques. They create their own editorial cartoon. Resource is most effective as a collaborative effort among social studies and language arts teachers, but it is not necessary.

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Resource Details
7th - 8th
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Fine Print