Why was this source published in …?

  • Describes the source [1 mark]

  • Explains some of the messages within the source [2-4 marks]

  • Explains the BIG MESSAGE of the source [5-6 marks]

  • Explains the BIG MESSAGE AND the PURPOSE (intended impact of audience) of the source in context [7 marks]

How to structure an answer:

  1. Identify an element of the cartoon and describe the element.

  2. Explain the element, it's message and the big message of the cartoon/the cartoon's message is.

  3. Interpret the cartoon/element and the purpose of the cartoon.

Information from this page was primarily sourced from information provided to me by my previous teacher, Mr Joshua Tillott.