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.
Want to outsmart persuasive messages and propaganda? These tools and activities reveal techniques that governments, advertisers, political groups and others use to create manipulative media.
Students use examples from the pro- and anti-suffrage movements to dissect the persuasive techniques used to shape public opinion then and now.
In this activity, students examine some of the techniques political campaigns use in ads to persuade voters.
Students identify and interpret political images, discuss how they were created and explain the influence of images on the public’s perception of politicians.
In the battle for hearts and minds, propaganda has always played an essential role. In this activity, students use the E.S.C.A.P.E. strategy to closely analyze a historical source, shedding light on how propaganda has evolved and drawing comparisons to today’s manipulative media messages.
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