SchoolArts Magazine

MAY 2018

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worksheet, they are asked to synopsize the subject of their cartoon and to list the sources where they read about it. This was, surprisingly, the most chal - lenging portion of the project. Using Active Reading Few students wanted to do the read- ing that this assignment required. They regurgitated hearsay or cartoons that they had already seen. Many of the jokes were years old or grossly untrue. "What's your source?" I asked again and again. A few stu - dents defended their misinformation stubbornly. Active reading was the CONTINUED ON PAGE 41. SCHOOLARTSMAGAZINE.COM 31

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