Aeschylus said that the first casualty of war is the truth. So how does a government sell a war to the public …by carefully crafting slogans, patriotic posters and advertisements. This euphemism lesson plan from High 5 Achievers, aligned to Common Core State Standards, requires students to understand the difference between what is said and what is meant through a series of exercises, images and a suggested video. An answer key is included.
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