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Learning standard: Comprehending and evaluating the content and artistic aspects of oral and visual presentations.

Grade Level: Middle grades and up.

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09/18/17


Does a clown have you frightened?

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09/04/17


An iconic image captures a big story

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08/21/17


Cartoons use a dark visual metaphor

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08/07/17


What are the real threats to jobs?

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07/24/17


Why let U.S. healthcare plan fail?

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07/10/17


U.S. struggles with deadly epidemic

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06/19/17


Baseball, politics and violence mix

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06/05/17


News and images collide in cartoons

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05/22/17


2 European views of Trump’s woes

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05/08/17


How politicians profit from politics

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04/24/17


is the Earth threatened or is it us

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04/10/17


Is Trump keeping it all in the family?

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03/27/17


What happened to Trumpcare plan?

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03/13/17


Is it crazy or just political theater?

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02/27/17


New rules allow more deportations

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02/13/17


Senator is silenced over criticism

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01/30/17


What exactly are ‘alternative facts’?

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01/16/17


What does GOP want for health care?

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01/02/17


Do tweets trigger nuke nightmares?

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12/12/16


What are the dangers of fake news?

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11/28/16


Best way to spend Black Friday?

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