Opper Project: Using Editorial Cartoons to Teach History

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Creator:Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
Creator:Ohio State University History Teaching Institute
Title:Opper Project : using editorial cartoons to teach history

Web site containing lesson plans for using editorial cartoons to teach about U.S. history. Topics covered include: American imperialism; business v. labor and the role of government; immigration; the League of Nations; Progressive reforms; the Civil Rights Movement; the election of 1896 - gold or silver?; the election of 1912; the Red Scare; the Treaty of Versailles; Wilson's 14 Points; and women's suffrage. The plans, written to meet Ohio Content Standards for High School students, include lesson objectives and instructional steps. A one-page worksheet is available to download.

Types:Instructional materials | Lesson plans | Editorial cartoons | Worksheets | Teaching guides
Subjects:Civil rights movements--United States--Cartoons and caricatures | United States--Politics and government --Caricatures and cartoons | United States--History--Study and teaching (Secondary) | United States--Politics and government--Study and teaching (Secondary) | Editorial cartoons | Newspapers in education | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Institution:Cartoon Research Library (Ohio State University)
Contributors:Ohio State University. Cartoon Research Library
Original Material:

Opper Project

Persistent Link to Item:http://hti.osu.edu/opper