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ERIC Number: EJ813405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
Using the Internet to Teach about Political Cartoons and Their Influence on U.S. Elections
Risinger, C. Frederick; Heitzmann, Ray
Social Education, v72 n6 p288-290 Oct 2008
The visual imagery of political cartoons offers teachers the opportunity to explore the presidential election with students from a unique and stimulating angle. In this article, the authors outline the value of using political cartoons in the classroom. Several websites that are useful for educators are also presented. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Language: English
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