This powerpoint/activity is used to learn, discuss, and apply satirical and persuasive techniques.
The "Do Now" includes a simple connection to commercials and why they are successful (ie due to satirical and persuasive techniques). That is followed by a couple slides of notetaking about the two subjects.
Afterwards, in groups, students are given "odd objects" to create commercials for using the previously learned techniques. Students get to watch each commercial and recall the techniques that are being used. Very funny and educational for everyone!