Instructional Video

Inside a Cartoonist's World

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Introduce your class to cartooning and the process of creating a comic. Liza Donnelly, cartoonist for The New Yorker, narrates the steps she takes to write and illustrate a cartoon. She also gets at the roles of a comic and how readers relate to the ideas within a cartoon. Show the video in art class, or before a cartoon-writing project. Make sure to take a look at the additional materials and consider the option to flip the lesson.

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  • Comments on the deeper and long-lasting meaning behind cartoons
  • Provides additional materials and the option to customize and send the lesson to your classes
  • Since the video is more conceptual than instructional, it might not apply in many classes