Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous instructional activity in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided questions. The class then comes back together to create a list or chart of persuasive techniques.
- Use the provided list of persuasive techniques to guide and supplement discussion
- Watching the films a second time will provide opportunity for a deeper understanding of the filmmakers' decisions
- The lesson procedures are brief, but do get the point across
- You'll need to access the first lesson in the series for a list of the films