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Art and Propaganda
Learners examine the types of propaganda used throughout World War II. In groups, they view examples of different posters and artwork used to identify the human emotions the government was trying to appeal through. They develop their own PowerPoint presentation to share their ideas with the class and create their own example of artwork propaganda on a current issue they feel passionately about.
9th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 160 Downloads
Don't be put off by the fact that the World War I propaganda posters in this packet are Canadian and some of them are even in French. All the better, in fact, to see the techniques. The richly detailed plan has instructors model analyzing basic propaganda techniques in a poster and then guiding learners through the process before individuals design their own World War I poster.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World War I Poster Project
These three worksheets will help get your World War I propaganda poster project well on its way! It offers sample images of various types of propaganda topics, such as buying victory bonds or joining military forces. It then provides a framework for preparing the poster with guiding questions and room for sketching, and finally prompts learners to include an analysis of their own poster!
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How do I look to you?
Present propaganda to your class with the posters and pamphlet provided here. Learners start out by creating their own advertisements and discuss as a class how they might add propaganda into their work. Next, small groups analyze posters about child nutrition and fill out an analysis worksheet.
6th - 8th Language Arts 53 Views 71 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Propaganda: Online and Throughout Contemporary History
After thoroughly examining the purposes and techniques of propaganda, your class will create and curate a Propaganda Museum to display and deconstruct original works of propaganda. Materials include propaganda techniques vocabulary, a brief multiple choice quiz, slides of examples of propaganda from the 20th century and today.
7th - 10th Health 4 Views 57 Downloads
World War I Propaganda Poster Project
Beginning with an introduction to the purpose of the Committee on Public Information in the United States in World War I, this handout will help you launch a wartime propaganda poster project in your class. It includes directions on what materials to use for the project, possible propaganda topics and guiding questions, and a mini report assignment asking learners to analyze what their poster is about.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
World War II and Propaganda Efforts
Students define propaganda and list the various propaganda techniques used to influence people. They identify propaganda methods used by the American Government to encourage Americans to support the war effort
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 190 Downloads
World War I Propaganda Posters
What a great way to begin a propaganda poster project! This is a fantastic presentation of World War I propaganda posters, each with a brief description of the poster's objective and historical context. You can also have learners respond to the images of the posters first with questions and insight before displaying the associated description.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Deciphering Propaganda Posters of World War I
What strategies are employed when creating propaganda? Your young historians will learn about six different techniques utilized in the construction of political propaganda, particularly in the advertisements of World War I. The instructional activities of this resource can also be applied to a variety of historical periods as a lesson on institutional methods of persuasion.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 31 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Media Literacy: Discovering and Understanding Propaganda
Ninth graders study different types of propaganda and select an issue that is significant to them. In this exploratory lesson students design and create posters on the topic of their choice and write a narrative describing it.
9th Language Arts 4 Views 47 Downloads
Propaganda in the Cold War
Propaganda posters from the Cold War era offer class members an opportunity to employ the OPTIC strategy (overview, parts, topic, interrelationships, conclusions) to analyze 12 documents. Expert groups examine a visual, and then jigsaw and share their findings.
9th - 12th Language Arts 56 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Anti-Dogfighting Curriculum: Media and Propaganda Extension Lesson
Students investigate the different types of propaganda. In this media analysis lesson, students define and investigate the various types of media propaganda. Students observe how advertisements may not show how the item advertised may negatively affect people, animals, or the environment.
7th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 41 Downloads
Japanese American Internment: Examining Racial Tensions
High schoolers discover how racial tension led to Japanese Internment. In this World War II lesson, students analyze political cartoons and posters related to the movement of Japanese-Americans to internment camps in the wake of the Pearl Harbor attacks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Propaganda of War
Students examine examples of war propaganda. In this historical literature instructional activity, students research the elements of propaganda in relation to various wars of the past. They discuss different types of propaganda, and the potential effects of each.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Propaganda - 9/11 and the War on Terrorism
Propaganda is an important topic that most high school social studies teachers address. Here, students compare and contrast methods of public persuasion during WWII with those used in the contemporary War on Terror. Research, discussion, and critical thinking questions provide the foundation for learning.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 30 Downloads
War of Words
Students reflect on issues concerning journalistic responsibility and propaganda, focusing on pro-American propaganda in Iraq's and Afghanistan's media. They write a reflection about the media's role in balancing justice, truth and objectivity.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads
Lu Xun's Preface and "Diary of a Madman"
Twelfth graders examine two pieces by Lu Xun to show his importance as a revolutionary of 20th Century Chinese society and literature. They explain the aspects of Lu Xun's life. They summarize "Diary of a Madman" for form and content. They formulate a theme statement for "Diary of a Madman".
12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads