This Decoding Propaganda: J’Accuse…! vs. J’Accuse…! lesson plan also includes:
Reading snail mail is a great way to go back into history and to understand others' points of view. The resource, the second in a five-part unit, covers the Dreyfus Affair. Scholars, working in two different groups, read one letter and one perspective on the topic and then answer questions analyzing the letters.
- Give a short review lesson on propaganda before beginning
- Differentiate for GATE students by asking them to write an essay or engage in a class discussion comparing the two resources without using the reading map
- Requires two different handouts
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Enhances primary source analysis skills
- Asks questions that require critical thinking