Cartoons for the Classroom: The Market Roller Coaster

Hop on the stock market rollercoaster! This political cartoon analysis has scholars examine a cartoon about the ups and downs of a volatile market. Background information and a quote provide context for analyzing the cartoon, and 3 talking points guide deeper thinking. Pupils consider the cartoonist's use of satire, analyze the cartoon's meaning, and consider differences between satire, irony, and parody. A linked extension would be great as homework.

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9th - 12th
Social Studies & History
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