World War I Propaganda Project

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This mini-project to design a World War I propaganda poster can be done as an in-class activity during a block period, or administered as a homework assignment. The resource outlines considerations that your young historians should have when designing the poster (including message, audience, symbols, etc.), as well as requirements for writing a half-page description of what is occurring in the poster.

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CCSS: Adaptable


  • Includes useful guiding questions for learners to consider when designing their posters
  • Organized and straightforward guidelines

  • Learners would benefit from examples of other period propaganda posters, as well as discussion of what type of advertising techniques were used in their design