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Analyzing the Purpose and Meaning of Political Cartoons

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Analyzing the Purpose and Meaning of Political Cartoons

Grades 9 – 12
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five to seven 45-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Victoria Mayers Lynn Stone

Bellingham, Washington

Beth O'Connor

Westfield, Massachusetts


International Literacy Association


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Becky Fetterolf, RWT Staff

October 17, 2011

Donna,thank you for letting us know about the broken link for It's No Laughing Matter. We've fixed the links throughout the lesson, and the interactive should be available now.


Donna Faircloth

October 11, 2011

I loved this series of lessons and used them last year. I wonder what happened to the resource, It's No Laughing Matter. I was planning to use the lessons again but could not find this website. The interactive was fun and informative for the students, and it was an effective initial tool. Will it be returning?


Sandra Jimenes

May 17, 2011

Fantastic material, I wil send some of my MYP Units soon.



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