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38 resources with the keyterm cartoons

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Cartoon Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
All ages love to engage in cartoon writing –- little do they know that they actually learn quite a bit from it! In an instructional session focused on literacy syntax and vocabulary, your pupils work cooperatively to draw six pictures...
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Teach21 Lesson: To the Extreme, Lesson 9/15

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Extreme sports seem to be the focus of this fun project, but only you will know that your students are learning persuasive writing techniques. As they continue their Press Kits to promote their fictional extreme sports, students study...
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Political Cartoon Analysis Guide

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Political cartoons are very clever, and often have deep meanings. This worksheet has learners consider a political cartoon. Next, they answer four questions regarding the cartoon. A very clever and effective teaching resource.
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Animation Flip Books

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students investigate examples of animation made from a flipbook technique in order to learn how to create their own flipbook and to learn how this process looks like an animated cartoon. In this animation lesson, students will observe...
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Cartoon Creation

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders create four to six illustrations that produce sequential movement and change when rapidly flipped through, and demonstrate that motion and change can be shown in a series of illustrations by sharing his/her original cartoon...
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Drawing Human Faces in Cartoon Form

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners are introduced to a unit on drawing human faces in cartoon form. They examine examples of cartoon faces with various expressions and discuss how shape can help show specific emotional expressions. They use a variety of shapes...
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Where's My Funny Paper?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify main idea of passages, reading selections, and cartoons.
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Imaginative Power - Exploring Superheroes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify super human powers and their uses found in comic and cartoon characters, identify use of visual elements such as line, shape, and color, and create drawings of an original super character with at least two extra...
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Elements of Cartooning

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret cartoons and then create their own. In this elements of cartooning activity, students analyze cartoons in light of particular events and interpret the message of the cartoon. Students link the cartoon to an event in...
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No Joke - My Voice Counts!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students respond to cartoons. In this social and cultural issues instructional activity, students examine how cartoons can be used to get a message across to the reader. After examining numerous cartoons, students create their own...
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Which Comic Strip Character is Like You?

For Students 5th - 6th
In this language arts worksheet, students examine the comic pages of a newspaper. Students find a character like them in some way and answer 4 questions.
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Cartoon-Truth or Tale

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze efficacy of visual representations when accompanied by narratives, explore power of suggestion from symbolism, examine how artists use color to convey messages, and research locations on Internet to comparison and contrast.
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Narrative Cartoons

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast the traditional superhero cartoon with a narrative cartoon. Students research water resources and usage in Africa and create original narrative cartoons showcasing their findings.
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A Medieval Mystery: Can you decode the dark secrets of this cartoon?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover coding in medieval cartoons. In this medieval mystery lesson, students view cartoons from history to see if they can identify the clues or solve the mystery. 
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Cartoon Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create cartoons to remember science vocabulary words. In this vocabulary lesson, students create cartoons in Paint or Power Point.  They share them with the class.
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Creating Cartoons

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars produce a one slide cartoon. They import images, background, characters, and props. They research images and put it together in a Power Point presentation. They create a cartoon with sound files and apply movement through...
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Cartoon and Political Poster Analysis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the late 1800s as a time of demographic change in the US. They view the role of media during this time in the form of posters and political cartoons. They create a political poster/cartoon that deals with current...
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Cartoons Meet the Artist

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students recreate cartoon character in the style of a famous artist, and explore that artist at the same time; students orally present their art and their artist.
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Super Adventures

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine the various styles cartoonists use in their favorite cartoons. Individually, they use their imagination to create their own scenes to create a full cartoon. To end the lesson, they use Crayola markers to color their...
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American Revolution Vocabulary Cartoons (art)

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss cartoons. In this art instructional activity, 5th graders make their own cartoon using vocabulary words from the American Revolution.
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Students Get Animated: Make Existing Lessons Move and Motivate Students

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the chemical elements in a computer generated cartoon format. In this computer animation and chemistry activity, students learn how to animate using computer programs. Students use animation to learn about the Periodic...
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Cartoon Analysis Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
In this cartoon analysis activity, students fill out the activity to assist in the analysis of cartoons. They consider symbols when determining the message of the cartoon.
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Analyzing and Creating 19th Century Cartoons

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students analyze 19th century cartoons on segregation. In this primary source instructional activity students examine primary source documents and identify the elements of a cartoon then create their own based on The Outsiders by SE Hinton.
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Editorial Cartoons: An Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners looks at cartoons. In this writing lesson, students find the definition of an editorial cartoon and practice interpreting the message it's trying to send.