Politcal cartoons can be utilized in a classroom to show different points of view. It is important that the students understand how to analyze a cartoon before presenting them with these images. They also need to have background knowledge of the subject in order to comprehend the symbolism and irony in cartoons.
Q1 - What is taking place in each picture?
Q2 - What are similarities between terrorist acts and military acts? What are some differences?
Q3 - What point is the cartoon trying to make?
Q1 - What are the Angels watching take place?
Q2 - What does the cartoon suggest is the result of both sides not giving into terror?
Q3 - Why might using violence to stop terrorism not actually work?
Q1 - Who is being represented in this cartoon?
Q2 - What situation is being depicted? How might this portrayal biased?
Q3 - How might you resolve the conflict between the two characters?
Q1 - What are some events presented in this cartoon?
Q2 - What is left out of the cartoon?
Q3 - How does ignoring the human aspect of terrorist attacks effect how the terrorist attacks are perceived?