Cartoons are a great way for students to begin writing and to analyze why cartoons can be persuasive commentaries.


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http://memory.loc.gov/learn/features/political_cartoon/index.html
Analyze political cartoons to find out why they are persuasive. An interactive test lets you label different parts of the cartoon.


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http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/Comix/
Encourage students to use vocabulary words, write about books they have read or write sentences. Print or email these comics.


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http://www.pikikids.com/
Upload your own photos to this site to create comics.

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http://comiqs.com/
Upload your own photos or use those in the gallery to create online cartoons.

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http://www.kerpoof.com/
Kerpoof creates backgrounds that allow the user to add text and graphics.

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http://www.toondoo.com/
Create cartoon strips and cartoon books. Use your own photos or on site graphics. Embed into any web page.

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http://www.bitstrips.com/
Create comics online.

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http://funnytimes.com/playground/
More fun with comics!

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http://www.scholastic.com/captainunderpants/comic.htm
Make a cartoon with Captain Underpants!


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http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/public/sleep/starslp/missionz/comic.htm
Garfield comic creator.