What should a Political Cartoon have? • It should be about a current topic • It should use symbolism • It should express an opinion or a commentary on that issue.
Assignment In groups no larger than 3 come up with an idea for a political cartoon and make a rough draft. Make sure you have the following: 1. A current topic 2. Symbolism 3. A clearly expressed opinion or commentary Let others look at the rough draft to make sure it has the three requirements. Now make a finished copy of your cartoon and turn in both the rough and finished versions
Topics • National debt or deficit spending • Raising minimum wage • Division within government • Same sex marriage laws