Reading Political Cartoons: Prohibition in Alabama

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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 better understand the meaning of political cartoons. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Draw a political cartoon as a class 
  • Have pupils analyze each others' political cartoons
Classroom Considerations
  • Some political cartoons may not be appropriate for younger age groups
Pros
  • Lesson plan contains all links for materials 
  • Offers modifications for all skill levels  
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