Drawn Conclusions

Subjects: Arts, Social Studies
Grade Levels: 6-8, 9-12
Source: Ovation Classroom

Illustration can contribute to political discourse in a way that gets straight to the point. Few words are necessary, but instead, caricature is used to exaggerate certain qualities that make it obvious who and what is being lampooned. This documentary takes a look at some noted drawings that have expressed the outrage and concern over disturbing political events of their era.


30-minute runtime; one-year copyright clearance.

Dec 6 at 4:30am ET/PT

Drawn Conclusions

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