Pictures Are Worth A Thousand Words

Duration: 30-60 minutes

Political cartoons are a form of expression that have been around for hundreds of years. Americans (more specifically newspapers and their editors) have used this form of expression to share their views on numerous topics. A political cartoon mostly uses as few words as possible. Also, they USUALLY contain three key elements: caricature, analogy, and…

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Middle School, High School

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Larry Dorenkamp - Barringer Fellowship MTI