Dr. Seuss and WWII: Analyzing Political Cartoons

Learn about Dr. Seuss's role in the war through his political cartoons and the hidden messages in some of his most famous children's books.

December 17 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
+ Add to calendar 2020-12-17 12:00:00 PM 2020-12-17 1:00:00 PM America/Mexico_City 945 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130 Dr. Seuss and WWII: Analyzing Political Cartoons Learn about Dr. Seuss's role in the war through his political cartoons and the hidden messages in some of his most famous children's books.

Learn about Dr. Seuss's role in the war through his political cartoons and the hidden messages in some of his most famous children's books. In the session, students will analyze one of Dr. Seuss's 1942 cartoons and analyze how it influenced the public during World War II. Then, a Museum educator will review the World War II themes in Horton Hears a Who, The Sneetches, and Yertle the Turtle. Appropriate for grades 6–12 and ages 12 and up.