UNDERSTANDING SYMBOLS. Social Studies Success Spirals . IT IS THORS-DAY. Key Components for Analyzing Political Cartoons. Symbols Words and Images Distorting Reality (Bias) Stereotypes Background Knowledge (Current Events- political or Entertainment).
Social Studies Success Spirals
Today we’re going to talk about how Symbolism is used in Political cartoons
“You can make my body go to school but my soul will be outside running through sprinklers”
A symbol is an object, (in our case a picture), that is used to represent something more than just the object itself.
Throughout the rest of the day we are going to be looking at various symbols and what they stand for! Hope you can draw!