Step 1: Locate and print 4 political cartoons. These could be featuring current currents or historical events.
Step 2: Complete a cartoon deconstruction worksheet for each. Download the form cartoon_analysis_worksheet. (Note that you should type your answers on this sheet, but you can not save it- make sure you print what you have if time runs out for the day).
Step 3: Choose 1 of the 4 to explain to the class. Identify which tools are used- Irony, Satire, Symbolism, Caricature, Visual Impact, Stereotypes and explain what the event is commenting on.
Step 4: Staple all worksheets and cartoons into a packet.