Analyze 1947 Political Cartoon

Cartoon 1947

Step 1: Teacher displays political cartoon from 1949 commenting on anti-communist hysteria during The Cold War.

Step 2: Students write response to prompt: What does this cartoon tell you about the Home Front during the Cold War era?

Step 3: Students write silently for 3 to 4 minutes.

Step 4: Students pair-share responses

Step 4: Teacher invites students to share their interpretation w/ whole group.

Step 5: Students record information on their graphic organizer.