9/11 Bellringer

9/11 Bell Work
9/11 Bell Work

As we approach the 15th Anniversary of 9/11, it is important to remember that our students were infants when it happened.

So on 9/11, I plan to use this photo to start my class period.  If you are looking for a good starting point to discuss the tragedy of 9/11, please feel free to make a copy of this Google photo analysis form or this printable worksheet.  Both resources include the photo and a short set of questions.

Best of luck to you all as we guide our next generation through understanding this tragic event.

Election 2016 Bellringer-Trump Debate Cartoon

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump can be his own worst enemy, which is a sentiment that is captured beautifully in this cartoon.

For a simple and ready-to-go bellringer, you can make your own copy of this Google Form, or print out this Cartoon Analysis Sheet.

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Election 2016 Bellringer-Trump Wall Cartoon

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Tom Toles Editorial Cartoon

Election 2016 has had an awful lot of talk about walls.  And it looks like Donald Trump may have himself “walled in” so to speak.

To use this great cartoon in class, try this Google Form (please make a copy) or this printable cartoon analysis sheet.

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Election 2016 Bellringer-Hillary Grinder Cartoon

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

This issue may never go away!  This cartoon holds a two-front challenge in my opinion: 1. Explaining to students the “Clinton Foundation” and its relevance, and 2. Telling them what a grinder monkey is!

I have created a Google Form to guide students through their analysis.  Just please be sure to make a copy for yourself.  But if you’re feeling old school, use this printable cartoon analysis sheet.

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Election 2016 Bellringer: Clinton Drive-through

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

The Clinton’s are no strangers to controversy, and this election promises much of that.  This bellringer contains a cartoon portraying the Clinton Foundation as a drive-through window, open for favors.

While it might take some background explanation, this is a great bellringer for explaining the role that the peddling of influence will play in Election 2016.  Use can use this Google Form (just make a copy) or this printable worksheet.  The cartoon is included in both options.

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Election 2016 Bellringer: Hillary and the Flag

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

When Election Season comes around, it is always a good idea to remind students about symbolism and the appeal to patriotism used by the candidates.

This Election 2016 Bellringer has a great picture of Hillary Clinton in front of the American Flag.  Use this Google Form and share your own copy with students, or download this printable worksheet.  All formats include the picture and can act as a stand-alone activity.

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Election 2016 Bellringer: Trump After Rally

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

You never know what will happen after a Trump rally.  Here the Candidate is giving a thumbs-up as he leaves an event in Pennsylvania.

For this Election 2016 Bellringer, you can use the Google Form, which is a great stand-alone activity.  Just be sure to make a copy to share with students.

Or you can use this photo analysis printable worksheet, which also includes the photo.

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Election 2016 Bellringer: Trump Speaking

Election 2016 Bellringer

Election 2016 Bellringer
Election 2016 Bellringer

This election 2016 bellringer features Mr. Trump on the podium.  Nothing captures the unique nature of this election like a picture of Donald Trump speaking to his supporters.

This ready-to-go Bellringer has a photo analysis activity via Google Form. Just be sure to make a copy of your own to use.

I have also included a printable worksheet version of the bellringer activity, with the picture.

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Bellringer: Hillary Stops for a Selfie

Election 2016 Bellringers

Election 2016 Bellringer Activity
Election 2016 Bellringer Activity

Election 2016 has so many photo opps, and even the venerable Hillary Clinton can’t resist a quick selfie.  So why not use it as a bellringer?

This bellringer for the Election 2016 features a photo of Hillary Clinton posing for a selfie.  This Google Form contains the picture and can be used electronically or you can print the Bellringer worksheet, which includes the picture.  if you are using the Google Form, be sure to make a copy for your own use and then your are good to go.

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