Students examine the effects of visual media in advertising/propaganda and how posters can influence a person's ideas. They create their own persuasive poster to convey a chosen message.
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The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters
Students analyze primary source documents to understand the Korean War. In this Korean War instructional activity, students view a political cartoon and discuss the symbolism and perspective presented. Students work in groups to complete...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Day The Earth Stood Still: What Is a Movie?
Middle schoolers explore the art of film with this carefully scaffolded series of lessons that introduces film genres, explores the narrative structure of films, and uses The Day the Earth Stood Still to model how to become active...
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Neighborhoods of Make-Believe
Examine the features that make a good children's television show and create a pitch for a new show based on these criteria. Writers then evaluate a currently broadcast show based on criteria discussed in class. The richly detailed plan...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts