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Political Cartoons of Dr. Seuss

This lesson teaches students how to make inferences and look below the surface of art. Students will use Dr. Seuss' work to understand political cartoons and research historical topics. Universal Concept: Perception

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Content Area

  • Social Studies

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  • Lesson Plan

Grade(s)

  • 5th Grade
  • 6th Grade
  • 7th Grade
  • 8th Grade

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Standard(s)/Course Objective(s)

  • RL.5.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
  • RL.5.4 - Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.
  • RI.5.6 - Analyze multiple accounts of the same event or topic, noting important similarities and differences in the point of view they represent.
  • RI.5.7 - Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
  • RI.6.9 - Compare and contrast one author's presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
  • NV 4.6.2 - Explain author's use of language for the purpose of persuasion and propaganda.
  • RI.4.9 - Integrate information from two texts on the same topic in order to write or speak about the subject knowledgeably.

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Tag(s)

  • GATE - Gifted and Talented Education
  • Multicultural