Your WebQuest begins with a disturbing reading on the dangers of dihydrogen monoxide. Click on the link below to access the DHMO website. When you finish reading the page click your browser’s back arrow button to return to this page.
Scary stuff, huh? What if you were to find out we have DHMO all around our school? (Because we do!) Are you concerned yet? Do you want to know more about this dangerous compound? Click below to find out even more about dihydrogen monoxide.
So, what are the other propaganda techniques? Although some of the names are different and some types of propaganda appear only on some lists, generally you’ll find that most lists include about 8 different types of propaganda. Any of the following links will provide you with definitions and examples of these devices of persuasion. Take the time to read through all of the propaganda techniques listed on at least one of the sites in its entirety. (You may find the first link to be the best choice.)
Now that you’ve had the chance to read about the various types of propaganda you will use your newly gained knowledge to complete an analysis chart on a commercial/advertisement that you’ve recently seen. Feel free to use the links that explain the propaganda techniques to assist you. The link below will take you to the page where you can print a copy of the analysis chart.
As you complete your analysis charts you will be placed in cooperative groups. These groups will be your advertising agencies. Your first task will be to discuss each team member’s chart to enhance everyone’s understanding of propaganda techniques.
After discussing your analysis charts it’s time to get to the serious work…landing your big account. Your team needs to reach consensus quickly on what company you will be planning an ad campaign for your presentation. Upon reaching consensus you need to decide what role each team member will be responsible for completing. As a reminder, your final presentation will need to have the following:
· A PowerPoint presentation that includes:
1. a written explanation/proposal explaining your marketing campaign
2. 2 print advertisements that utilize a minimum of two different
· A television commercial that targets a different audience than your print advertisements
The link below will take you to a planning sheet that may prove useful in organizing your presentation.