Propaganda: What's the Message?

Lesson Plan

Examine the seven forms of propaganda found in advertising and politics. Discover the persuasive methods behind the messaging we see every day and gain skills to effectively identify and counter them. A classroom gallery walk challenges students to detect the propaganda techniques at work and evaluate their effectiveness. 

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Students will be able to...

  • Differentiate among forms of persuasive media.
  • Identify bias, propaganda, and symbolism in media.
  • Identify forms of propaganda in use.