World War I Propaganda: Targeting all Americans to Join the War Effort

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Is propaganda from World War I any different than the propaganda of today? Class members learn about the effectiveness of advertising and its influence on American's behavior. Activities include a propaganda think sheet, assessments of prominent posters, and class discussion about primary sources.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Instruct pupils to complete the first three steps of activity one at home
  • Instead of an essay, have middle schoolers discuss the same subject in a speech
Classroom Considerations
  • Some preparation of materials required
  • The third part in a series of nine
Pros
  • Includes adaptations for differentiation
  • Multiple ideas for methods of extending learning
  • Provides all preparation materials
Cons
  • None