This how to make a political cartoon activity and analysis worksheet bundle is engaging and simple to use. It has an explanation page and a printable handout worksheet that provides a political cartoon example. Students will analyze a historical event by drawing a picture of the event or policy and how it made people feel. It comes with an easy template for students to fill out that has students explain what they have drawn. This activity is fun and applies to upper elementary through high school history students.
A new primary source political cartoon was added with an analysis lesson. Students analyze two political cartoons created by Benjamin Franklin. The analysis mimics the requirements for their own cartoon creation! It's a great, easily scaffolded lesson!
Here's what's included:
▶️A how to create a political cartoon explanation handout
▶️A create a cartoon student handout
▶️A cartoon primary source handout with historical background informational text
▶️A cartoon analysis worksheet for the examples provided
▶️A cartoon analysis worksheet for ANY political cartoon of student or teacher choice
▶️A YouTube video link of how to create simple characters and an explanation of how to create a political cartoon!
Watch a video on how to make simple characters for a political cartoon and how to organize your thoughts at:
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