NIE Home  Sponsors  E FAQs  Order Form  Contact Us 
cftcpagetop.gif
Cartoons homepage   Cartooning Resources   History through toons   Cartoonist Videos
Downloadable lesson for 06/24/24 

Did a ruling bump off gun safety?

Teachers: Download the lesson and print it out for use in your classroom. (PDF format)

This week's lesson

Click to download lesson
Draw your own conclusions

Download blank cartoon here for students to try writing their own captions.
pen60px.gif

Cartoon Evaluation Worksheet
For use with these lessons or with cartoons from your newspaper

Common Core State Standard
RL.CSS.2/4 Grades 6-12:
Students determine the meaning of political cartoons through the analysis of their literal, symbolic and figurative meanings of the elements the artist used and their effect. Students are asked to describe the overall effect of the cartoon, and how the artist’s choices combine to create that effect.

Finally, students determine the purpose of the cartoon and how it relates to current issues through discussion questions. A blank cartoon is provided to assist students in writing their own caption based on their understanding of the cartoons meaning

NOTE: You'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to use these files. If you don't already have it, click here to download it.



There are 525 lessons in this library

Download lessons you might have missed

Click here to get a list of lessons sorted by headline


06/24/24


Did a ruling bump off gun safety?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

06/10/24


Have we forgotten tough lessons?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

05/27/24


How political is the Supreme Court?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

05/13/24


Is political compromise a crime?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

04/29/24


Is our political divide really that bad?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

04/15/24


How to pick a jury to judge Trump?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

04/01/24


Why is Trump selling $60 Bibles?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

03/18/24


Voting in Russia holds no surprises

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

03/04/24


Is GOP probe of Biden based on lies?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

02/19/24


Trump’s words worry our NATO allies

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

02/05/24


Why is GOP blocking border deal?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

01/22/24


Are books the top danger to kids?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

01/08/24


Do political families get big profits?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

12/11/23


Is air traffic growing out of control?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

11/27/23


Is it best of times or worst of times?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

11/13/23


Does peace have a chance in Mideast?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

10/30/23


Could lawyer plea deals topple Trump?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

10/16/23


How do foes turn into ‘monsters’?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

10/02/23


Do criminal charges sway voters?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

09/18/23


Russia woos its poor neighbor for arms

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

09/04/23


Are gun laws or rhetoric tied to killings?

Download This Lesson
Get the Blank toon

Step onto any school campus and you'll feel its energy. Each school is turbocharged with the power of young minds, bodies, hearts and spirits.

Here on the Western Slope, young citizens are honing and testing their skills to take on a rapidly changing world. Largely thanks to technology, they are in the midst of the most profound seismic shift the world has ever seen.

Perhaps no time in our history has it been more important to know what our youth are thinking, feeling and expressing.

The Sentinel is proud to spotlight some of their endeavors. Read on to see how some thoroughly modern students are helping learners of all ages connect with notable figures of the past.

Click here to read more




Online ordering

Now you can register online to start getting replica e-editions in your classroom.

Fill out the order form


Sponsors needed

Even small donations make a big difference in a child's education.

If you are interested in becoming a Partner In Education, please call 970-256-4299 or e-mail nie@GJSentinel.com