This Evaluating Political Advertisements lesson plan also includes:
How do interest groups try to influence elections? As part of their study of the election process, groups view 30-second advertisements produced by advocacy groups and use the provided worksheet to evaluate these ads. They then craft their own ad, and other groups use the same tool to evaluate the ads developed by the class.
- Save ads from year-to-year to use as models
- The activity presumes class members have previously studied propaganda techniques
- The fourth in a series of 19 related resources designed for government classes
- The six-page resource includes a brief plan, links to ad examples, the evaluation worksheet, and a storyboard template