Cartoons for the Classroom: Oil Spill Perspectives

With the BP oil spill still fresh on your scholars' minds, take the opportunity to analyze various perspectives on it through political cartoons. This critical-analysis handout features 2 cartoons on the incident. Background information gives pupils access to the issue, and 3 talking points guide deeper thinking through detail analysis and consideration of the potential impact on directly and indirectly affected states. Artists' archives are linked for extension activities.

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