Propaganda Teacher Resources
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Art and Propaganda
Students 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 25 Views 157 Downloads
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 27 Views 189 Downloads
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 3 Views 46 Downloads
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 12 Views 16 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 8 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Science Fiction War Films: Modern Versions of War Propaganda?
Students identify the similarities and differences between propaganda and advertising. They analyze different forms of media and how they affect audiences. They discover the need to be more careful in their word choices.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 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
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 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Propaganda of War
Students examine examples of war propaganda. For this historical literature lesson, 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
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
Propaganda and Its Effects on WWI
Students learn about propaganda. In this WWI lesson, students define the term propaganda. Working in groups, they are given a packet of postcards and posters used during WWI. They answer questions about their uses and write a summary on the effects of propaganda.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 63 Downloads
Using Political Cartoons and Propaganda in Teaching the Holocaust
Students gain an understanding of the Holocaust through analysis of political cartoons. In this Holocaust instructional activity, students examine propaganda in political cartoons that were used in Nazi Germany.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
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 32 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Discovering and Understanding Propagand
Ninth graders investigate the various types of propaganda. They select issues of significance to them and use the techniques of propaganda to design and create posters depicting the chosen topics. Students may use word processing, drawing and painting programs.
9th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Eleventh graders explore the various uses of perception, propaganda, and perspective. In this Social Studies instructional activity, 11th graders distinguish between fact and fiction. Students analyze the impact of conflict on society.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads