Here's a can't miss formula for integrating a current events unit with animation. Most every joke on the Daily Show has the same formula: set the joke up with a straight recounting of the current event, then follow with the punchline by answering the question, "What could happen next?" So Rick Perry botched the legal voting age, what hilarity could ensue? Here's what a few in my class came up with bit.ly/xEyZ7G. I used Flash, but it could work with Xtranormal.com or paper and pencil cartoons.