A bold digital poster outlines a simple acronym — S.E.E.D. — to help students learn to spot propaganda by recognizing four of its key techniques.
GRADE LEVEL: Middle and high school, university
TIME: 30–60 minutes
MATERIALS: Weed Out Propaganda poster (download); Weed Out Propaganda worksheet (download); access to the gallery of historical propaganda on this page (either printed copies or via devices); contemporary examples of propaganda (one possible source: Mind Over Media)
- Download and print and/or project the Weed Out Propaganda poster; review the poster content.
- Make copies of the Weed Out Propaganda worksheet, one per student.
- Review the historical examples of propaganda in the gallery on this page.
- Pre-select examples or provide access to a source for examples of contemporary propaganda (see above).