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Propaganda Poster Assignment

25 points ~ Due: Tuesday, February 16th in class


Many countries involved in WWI used propaganda to help mobilize its countries people into action. These
propaganda pieces were seen in literature, film, and posters. Specifically, propaganda posters utilized a variety of
propaganda techniques to get its message across.
Your job is to create a propaganda poster that utilize two of the techniques we learned in class (techniques have
been emailed to you) to mobilize people to action. Your propaganda poster can be about anything (past or modern
day), but remember you are trying to get a message across that either helps or hurts a specific group, person, or
organization. This means you do not just create an advertisement for tennis shoes. You are using propaganda
techniques to get a message across to your audience to get them to take action.
Expectations:
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You will create a propaganda poster- 10


points
Creative- any size or color
Electronic or by hand
o
But if you do electronic, you
need to turn in a hard copy
(not just emailed)
Actual propaganda, not just an
advertisement
Uses two propaganda techniques that
we learned
Needs to be appropriate and not
offensive
Due in class on 2/16/16

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You will write two paragraphs on the back of


your poster- 10 points
Explanation of how your poster is an
effective piece of propaganda
Explanation of your propaganda
techniques
How WWI was crucial in the creation of
modern propaganda
You will present your poster in class- 5
points
Explain your poster, your techniques,
and effectiveness
No more than one minute

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6. Propaganda Poster Assignment
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25 points ~ Due: Tuesday, February 16th in class

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Many countries involved in WWI used propaganda to help mobilize its countries people into action. These
propaganda pieces were seen in literature, film, and posters. Specifically, propaganda posters utilized a
variety of propaganda techniques to get its message across.

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Your job is to create a propaganda poster that utilize two of the techniques we learned in class (techniques
have been emailed to you) to mobilize people to action. Your propaganda poster can be about anything
(past or modern day), but remember you are trying to get a message across that either helps or hurts a
specific group, person, or organization. This means you do not just create an advertisement for tennis
shoes. You are using propaganda techniques to get a message across to your audience to get them to
take action.

10. Expectations:
1.

You will create a propaganda poster- 10


points
Creative- any size or color
Electronic or by hand
o
But if you do electronic, you
need to turn in a hard copy
(not just emailed)
Actual propaganda, not just an
advertisement
Uses two propaganda techniques that
we learned
Needs to be appropriate and not
offensive

Due in class on 2/16/16


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2. You will write two paragraphs on the back of
your poster- 10 points
Explanation of how your poster is an
effective piece of propaganda
Explanation of your propaganda
techniques
How WWI was crucial in the creation of
modern propaganda
3. You will present your poster in class- 5
points

Explain your poster, your techniques,


and effectiveness
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No more than one minute

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