Self Portrait Propaganda Poster

Using age-old propaganda methods alongside a modern resource, class members take pictures of themselves and turn them into parodies from another image, or they create entirely new versions of propaganda. They view photographs of past propaganda posters, research online, and use Photoshop to create their one-of-a-kind visual designs. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Learners may find it interesting to discuss forms of propaganda used around the world today as well
  • For the reflection portion, assign scholars to research more about propaganda and to find examples of the types of propaganda that most relate to what they create in class
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires each pupil to upload photos of themselves
  • The activity functions as a very interactive and entertaining form of learning that keeps middle schoolers actively engaged
  • Teaches digital literacy skills
  • None
Common Core