Production and Propaganda
Young scholars explain that during World War II, the government undertook unprecedented campaigns to engage Americans in the war effort. They discuss the importance of home production to the war efforts overseas during World War II.
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Put the advertising in the hands of your pupils. They design and promote a product, using propaganda techniques to persuade those who view their newspaper ad. Learners must include certain information about their product as well as a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
The Concept of Identity Lesson 8: Propaganda in Visual Media
Visual and print propaganda are featured in a instructional activity that asks readers of A Separate Peace to examine the techniques used in propaganda from World War I, World War II, presidential elections, and in the novel.
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Propaganda and Spin
How do you spin information to create propaganda? How is propaganda used in politics? Pupils explore the techniques used to sway public opinion, and use past and current ads as a model to design their own advertisements based on those...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Viral Messages
Imagine advertising for a product but not being paid to do so. Welcome to the world of Viral Messaging. Class members first view a T-Mobile flash mob video that went viral and has been seen by over 14 million viewers. After analyzing the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Propaganda: What’s the Message?
As class members progress through eight fully prepared learning stations, they will identify how bias is present in persuasive media, as well as differentiate among types of propaganda techniques like bandwagon propaganda and the use of...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Propaganda and Spin
The propaganda devices used by politicians' spin doctors can successfully change minds and shift public opinion. A timely resource asks class members to examine how these devices are used to influence the way citizens think about an...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
7th - 10th Health