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171 resources with the keyterm propaganda

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Anti-Dogfighting Curriculum: Media and Propaganda Extension Lesson

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the different types of propaganda. In this media analysis lesson, students define and investigate the various types of media propaganda. Young scholars observe how advertisements may not show how the item...
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The Korean War through the Perspectives of Political Cartoons and Political Posters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze primary source documents to understand the Korean War. In this Korean War lesson, students view a political cartoon and discuss the symbolism and perspective presented. Students work in groups to complete a worksheet to...
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Putting a Spin on Current Events

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover propaganda.  In this Greek mythology lesson, students discuss meanings of ancient art work with their class.  Students investigate the dishonesty behind propaganda.  
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Sell It with Propaganda

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Augment a unit on propaganda by prompting class members to create propaganda. Using Frames software, groups demonstrate their understanding of propaganda techniques by designing a new product, creating a commercial to sell their product,...
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Propaganda

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students discuss wartime propaganda after viewing the World War II film "Christmas Under Fire." They answer discussion questions, identify passages of propaganda from a transcript of the film, and write a brief from the Ministry of...
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Anarchists

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
High schoolers identify and gain an understanding of the politics behind the killing of President McKinley, as well as the anarchist movements that continue to exist worldwide. Then they select a form of anarchy and write a short story...
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Art and Propaganda

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the types of propaganda used throughout World War II. In groups, they view examples of different posters and artwork used to identify the human emotions the government was trying to appeal through. They develop...
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The Other Roman Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students interpret their findings from resources and explain each Eastern Roman Emperor's policies. They compare Eastern and Western Roman Empires and explain how the transfer of power from the Western Roman Empire to the Eastern Roman...
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Analyzing Media Literacy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders define propaganda, evaluate World War II propaganda posters to analyze media literacy, complete War Poster Analysis worksheet, and create and share their own propaganda posters containing subject matter pertaining to war in...
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Japan's Textbook Case

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss "Japan's Refusal to Revise Textbooks Angers Neighbors." They discuss how accurately textbooks account for historical events, then collaborate to write unbiased textbook entries for current events.
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The Need to Evaluate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access three Internet sites and question information found on the Internet. They research a question using the Internet and recognize discrepancies among Web sites. They compare Web site information to printed information.
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Ad Purpose

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students view and create commercials which use the propaganda techniques of bandwagon, plain folks, fear and testimonial. Students brainstorm how media advertisements influence people and watch several examples of different types of...
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Peaceful Pamphlets

For Teachers 7th
Student define and find examples of the major types of propaganda. They work in groups to complete the associated worksheets before designing a brochure that uses propaganda to promote nonviolence.
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Propaganda & Persuasive Techniques: Do You Buy It?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the basic persuasive techniques employed in advertising. They identify three examples of propaganda/persuasive techniques, complete an observation chart, take an advertising quiz, complete a spreadsheet that...
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Triumph of the Will

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students view the propaganda film, "Triumph of the Will". Identifying propaganda techniques used, they review any fallacies in logic or persuasive appeals. They discover elements in German culture and their meaning in 1934. They...
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Message Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine various forms of propaganda and how they are used to manipulate public opinion. Students review the techniques of propaganda, learn to recognize propaganda in oral, written, and visual communications and practice...
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R U 2 Cool 2 Fool?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discover techniques that media uses to influence consumers buying patterns. They complete an online media literacy quiz and explore how advertisers target the teen population.
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a multimedia, image only ad campaign on a contemporary controversial issue. They base their public service announcement, Powerpoint presentation, Web page, or video on methods used by Martin Luther during the...
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The Wild, Wild West

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders research the history of the transcontinental railroad. They use advertising propaganda techniques to design and create a poster encouraging people to explore the West by rail.
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World War II and Propaganda Efforts

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students define propaganda and list the various propaganda techniques used to influence people. They identify propaganda methods used by the American Government to encourage Americans to support the war effort
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The Mississippi Bubble: Keep it Alive with Propaganda

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students define propaganda and investigate the different propaganda techniques. They use propaganda techniques when writing a letter or preparing a commercial.
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Come On, You Can Trust Me

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders see how to define and then recognize a variety of propaganda techniques at work in their everyday world. Choosing one technique, they creatively demonstrate a thorough understanding from real world experiences. A very rich...
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Sense or Ship?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students discuss constitutional freedoms and rights of privacy. They read the novel, 1984, by George Orwell and right one-page reports on the elements of propaganda. In groups, they discuss and write about pros/cons on specified ideas...
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Looking at Photographs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate photographs as historical documents and photographs as propaganda.