Anyone Home? Using Political Cartoons to Consider the Lawmaking Process

This secondary level lesson plan, developed in collaboration with the National Archives, draws on the legendary political cartoons of Clifford Berryman to consider the lawmaking process. Students analyze the cartoon and describe how it illustrates the process. It aligns with both Common Core ELA standards and C3 Framework components.

Grades

6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Civic Days

Law Day

Duration

20 minutes

Constitution Articles

Article I, Constitution Day