WWI Propaganda Choice Activity

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World War I propaganda techniques employed by the United States government are the focus of this lesson plan. The resource includes an excellent handout of propaganda techniques, ranging from appealing to authority to repetition, lying, and distortion.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • For a more comprehensive propaganda choice activity (see page 8), ensure pupils incorporate enough historical context and evidence into their project in addition to identifying propaganda techniques
Pros

  • Student handout describes over 15 different propaganda techniques
  • Includes several examples of WWI propaganda for analysis 
Cons

  • No teacher reference is provided for how to model propaganda analysis