Spotlight on Strategies
Analyzing World War I Propaganda
Why Should Students Analyze Propaganda?
PA Social Studies Standards Addressed:
5.1.8.F - Analyze how political symbols are used by the media and leaders to influence public opinion.
5.1.C.F- Analyze the role political symbols play in civil disobedience and patriotic activities
5.1.W.F- Evaluate the role of nationalism in uniting and dividing citizens
5.3.C.H - Evaluate the role of mass media in setting public agenda and influencing political life
5.4.8.D - Describe how mass media influences our view of international events.
8.1.U.B - Evaluate the interpretation of historical events and sources, considering the use of fact versus opinion, multiple perspectives, and cause and effect relationships.
CC.8.5.6-8.H. Distinguish among fact, opinion, and reasoned judgment in a text.
Example: Analysis and Comparison of World War I Propaganda
Propaganda During WWI Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t_Gwo3M-uc
Video Summary Worksheet: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jlCEtAUMF3kpVCVWGVwgJSPaqxhvFoGilTSEpvx1vX0/edit
Image Analysis Worksheet: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1zM4D-5Vr6zu8BPOZDKez7aOSy9DXnS-raNl91aigjck/edit
Cold War Propaganda: http://alphahistory.com/coldwar/cold-war-propaganda/
Gardner, H. (2007). Five Minds for the Future [digital version: Kindle Cloud Reader]. Retrieved from https://read.amazon.com/
Cold War propaganda. (2013). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://alphahistory.com/coldwar/cold-war-propaganda/
The Great War Project. (2016). Propaganda During World War 1 - Opening Pandora's Box I THE GREAT WAR Special. Retrieved April 10, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3t_Gwo3M-uc
Palm Beach Schools. Marzaon's (Nine) High Yield Instructional Strategies. Retrieved from
PROPAGANDA POSTERS AT A GLANCE:. (n.d.). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://www.nationalww2museum.org/learn/education/for-students/ww2-history/at-a-glance/propaganda-posters.html
The Young Turks. (2015). Military Pays A LOT For Propaganda. Retrieved April 10, 2016, from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBTL3s0RBKw
[German soldier]. (2011). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://www.ww1propaganda.com/ww1-poster/dein-vaterland-ist-gefahr-melde-dich
[Rally round the flag]. (2011). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://www.ww1propaganda.com/ww1-poster/rally-round-flag-we-must-have-more-men
[Uncle Sam With Hands on Hips]. (2011). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://www.ww1propaganda.com/ww1-poster/i-am-telling-you-june-28th-i-expect-you-enlist-army-war-savers-back-my-army-fighters
[I Want You]. (2011). Retrieved April 10, 2016, from http://www.ww1propaganda.com/ww1-poster/i-want-you-us-army