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Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon (in 1969), died this week at the age of 82.  (see our Tuesday 8/28 Daily News Article).

1.  What is the point of Steve Breen’s cartoon?
a)  Neil Armstrong’s footprints are still on the moon today
b)  Neil Armstrong was a man of good character
c)  A man’s character can be read in his footprints

2. Tone is the attitude a cartoonist takes towards a subject. Which pair of words best describes the tone of this cartoon?
a) sorrowful/sad  
b) light-hearted/humorous
c) respectful/admiring
d) resigned/defeated

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Steve Breen.


1.  b) Neil Armstrong was a man of good character

2.  c) respectful/admiring