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171 resources with the keyterm propaganda

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Lesson: Skin Fruit: Propaganda of the Deed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Art can express acts of injustice and move society to action. Upper graders analyze contemporary art relating to specific moments in history. They discuss propaganda, anarchy, sociology, and violence as activism. After researching and...
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Propaganda Project

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
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...
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WWII Project Outline

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and...
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World War I Poster Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
These three worksheets will help get your World War I propaganda poster project well on its way! It offers sample images of various types of propaganda topics, such as buying victory bonds or joining military forces. It then provides a...
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Propaganda Poster

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Class members work to gain support for their nation's war efforts in World War I through the creation of period propaganda posters! This handout sets the stage for the activity and lists requirements for construction of the posters, from...
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Deciphering Propaganda Posters of World War I

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What strategies are employed when creating propaganda? Your young historians will learn about six different techniques utilized in the construction of political propaganda, particularly in the advertisements of World War I. The...
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The Home Front: How Did People Prepare for the War at Home?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wars have a profound effect not only on a country's soldiers, but also on the everyday lives of its citizens. Invite young historians to discover how Britain prepared for the second World War by analyzing a series of government posters...
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How do I look to you?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Present propaganda to your class with a set of posters and pamphlets. Learners create their own advertisements and discuss how they might add propaganda into their work. Next, small groups analyze posters about child nutrition and fill...
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Persuasive Techniques in Advertising and Make Your Own Advertisement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a collaborative and fun way to teach persuasion? This could be a great resource for you! After reviewing advertising techniques and searching for examples of propaganda, have your class create and present their own...
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How are People Portrayed by Different Media?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Your 9th - 12th graders can hone their analysis and critical thinking skills by studying the way a subject is portrayed across media types. They examine how various print, visual, and online sources have portrayed key players in the 9/11...
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Propaganda and World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
What was the true meaning behind WWII propaganda posters? Historians analyze images from the U.S., Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, sharing findings in small groups. A poster analysis worksheet and all posters are...
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Totalitarianism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Introduce the concept of Totalitarian government. This informative slide show outlines key reasons, events, and rulers that employ a Totalitarian Doctrine.
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1914-1918: The World at War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Thorough and engaging, this presentation details the causes and contexts of World War I on all fronts. It covers "the spark" that began it all, as well as the effect of technology on weaponry and the role of women on the home front and...
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Parallel Structure

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Color-coded examples highlight a presentation on parallel structures. Slides model for viewers how to use the same pattern of words to show that the ideas or items have the same level of importance. Word, phrase, and clause samples are...
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Connotation in Propaganda

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers assess persuasive techniques in propaganda. They identify and critique rhetorical devices in primary source documents (sources are not specified, but links to sites that contain various documents are included). Groups make...
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Simulation: Revolutionary Town Hall Meeting

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Secondary historians simulate events leading up to the American Revolution. They assume the roles of patriots, loyalists, or neutrals in a town meeting set prior to the Revolution. As Patriots and Loyalists make their arguments, neutrals...
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Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. For 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.
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Truth in Advertising

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does propaganda exist in popular media? Explore the concept of propaganda in this media education lesson. Middle schoolers examine persuasive techniques used in commercials. They then create commercials that feature truthful information.
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African Americans in the Civil War

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the contributions of African American soldiers during the Civil War. In pairs, they complete Civil War timeline worksheets. They use character cards to assume the identities of African Americans and determine whether or...
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Recognizing Propaganda/Bias

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers examine the uses of propaganda during the Nazi era. Using examples of propaganda used by Hitler, they discuss how it changed the thinking and ideas of people exposed to it. In groups, they identify how and why...
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Lesson 5: Rally the Colonists

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discover the role that propaganda played in prompting the colonists to rebel against the British. In this American Revolution lesson, 10th graders analyze the Gadsden Flag and discuss how slogans inspire people to act.
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United We Win

For Students 8th - 12th
In this World War II worksheet, learners examine a propaganda poster featuring racial solidarity and then respond to 2 short answer questions based on their analysis of the poster.
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Women in the WWII Workplace: Propaganda vs. Reality

For Students 8th - 12th
In this propaganda worksheet, students analyze posters of Rosie the Riveter and respond to 4 short answer questions about the poster and World War II realities.
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Propaganda, WWII, Ghetto‘s, and Analysis of Primary Resources

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the implications of anti-Semitism. In this World War II lesson, students examine selected documents and images featuring the propaganda that promoted Jewish persecution. Students write essays that highlight how the Nazi...