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Laurie Schaefer Mt. Tabor High School, English Teacher Regional Education Corps, USHMM

Laurie Schaefer Mt. Tabor High School, English Teacher Regional Education Corps, USHMM

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  1. Laurie Schaefer Mt. Tabor High School, English Teacher Regional Education Corps, USHMM lschaefer@wsfcs.k12.nc.us http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda

  2. Propaganda is biased information intentionally spread to shape public opinion and behavior.

  3. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda contains true, partially true, or blatantly false information.

  4. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda may selectively omit information.

  5. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda simplifies complex issues or ideas.

  6. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda plays on emotions.

  7. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda uses a variety of media (including symbols, images, words, music).

  8. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda may be used to advertise a cause, organization, or movement and attack opponents.

  9. Statements about Propaganda • All advertising is propaganda.

  10. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda can only be put to negative purposes.

  11. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda seeks agreement, not reasoned argument.

  12. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda is used to brainwash people.

  13. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda works with our conscious and unconscious hopes, fears, and desires.

  14. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda gives permission to a targeted audience to think, speak, and act a certain way.

  15. Statements about Propaganda • All advertising is propaganda. • Propaganda is an appeal to emotion, not intellect or rational thought, and often contains deception, either outright or by omission and often has long-term effects. • Advertising is biased information intentionally spread, but does not (or should not) contain deception and is often an appeal to intellect or rational thought, using persuasion and understanding, producing short-term effects.

  16. Statements about Propaganda • Propaganda is used to brainwash people. Brainwashing: The use of isolation, mind-clouding techniques, sleep deprivation, and malnutrition to persuade someone to completely change personality/thoughts/actions Three stages: Breaking down the self; introducing the possibility of salvation; and rebuilding the self

  17. Who created this message and who was the intended audience? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  18. 2. What is the purpose/ message of this piece of propaganda? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  19. 3. What creative techniques were used to attract and hold attention? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  20. 4. How might different people/ audiences have understood this message differently? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  21. 5. What values, lifestyles, and points of view are represented in this piece? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  22. 6. What is omitted from this message? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  23. 7. Which emotion(s) does this piece target? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml

  24. 8. What was the cultural context that influenced the attractiveness of this piece of propaganda? This image was created in 1938 http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/records/data/records/aryan-family-neues-volk.xml