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CIVICS - 2018 Political Cartoon Activities, 3rd Edition – Political cartoons have been a significant influence in American history for as long as political disagreements exist. Political cartoons can be funny, outrageous, or insulting particularly when the reader understands the illustrated issue. The use of political cartoons in the classroom offers numerous benefits. One of the biggest benefits for students is the fact that political cartoons can be used to develop skills used in language arts, art, economics, social studies, etc. It also offers a fun way for your students to study, analyze, and discuss current events. This new 17-page Cartoon Activity provides numerous political cartoons that present political events that occurred during 2018.
Are you looking for “fun” turn-key activities for students where they can follow political events in current up-to-date format and have fun doing it? If so, this activity is exactly what you are need for your students. However, know that the sampling of cartoons used in this activity illustrates the point of view of both liberal and conservative cartoonists. Each day new issues and events occur that keep the cartoonists drawing and illustrating their own personal point of view!
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