We looked at editorial cartoons/ political cartoons that were written about September 11th. Each cartoon had several questions, which became progressively more difficult. I began by asking students what they saw in the picture, moved to what students thought the objects/people represented, and then into what point the students believed the cartoon was trying to make.
Overall, I thought the activity went really well. Here are some pictures:
If you want extra credit for reading/discussing the blog with an adult today, write two sentences telling what you thought about this activity. Have the adult you read and discussed the blog with sign the paper, then turn it in tomorrow. Feel free to remind your friends that they can do extra credit for my class every night. On Instagram or whatever. Yeah... whatever you kids use these days.