AAEC - Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
Congress clears way to sue Saudis Teachers: Download the lesson and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format) Common Core State Standard RL.CSS.2/4 Grades 6-12: Students determine the meaning of political cartoons through the analysis of their literal, symbolic and figurative meanings of the elements the artist used and their effect. Students are asked to describe the overall effect of the cartoon, and how the artist’s choices combine to create that effect. Finally, students determine the purpose of the cartoon and how it relates to current issues through discussion questions. NOTE: You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to use these files.