Guiding Thought Question: Think About your favorite movie or book that could be considered to have political ideas connected to it. What is the book or movie? What is the overall message of it? What part of the political structure does the book/movie actually touch on?
Today's Learning Objective: Students will be able to explain the role that the wider media plays in political socialization and the political system as a whole. Students will go over notes about the topic and then analyze political cartoons and their message and examine examples of media's influence in politics.