World War I Propaganda Analysis
This fantastic lesson plan has students utilizing higher-level thinking skills to analyze 15 primary source propaganda posters from World War I. Included is everything you will need for this lesson, including a worksheet, 15 full color propaganda posters, and an answer key.
The worksheet explains the 5 main objectives of wartime propaganda and has students come up with their own personal definition of propaganda. They then determine the goal of each poster based on the objectives. This provides a framework for students to work but also encourages them to think critically, analyze each poster, and determine its effectiveness. After completing the chart of these objectives, four analysis questions provide an opportunity to voice their opinion on the posters.
Finally, students create their own propaganda poster on the back of their worksheet based on what they have studied. This is a fantastic lesson plan that reaches all students and caters to varying learning styles!
You can also download this product along with supporting materials as part of the Ultimate World War I Resource Bundle