Learn about Suzanne Weyn, author of “The Barcode Tattoo” and her other novels. Some of the student activities on propaganda include a webquest,interactive advertising games, and an activity using newspaper ads.
This site involves students in creating an imaginary product and propaganda (ads) to sell it. An interactive site, "Don't Buy It", from PBS informs students about propaganda in advertising. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Here are websites about understanding and applying the media techniques used in modern advertising. There are archives of ads, lesson plan ideas, interactive features, and articles about how advertising works. Included is an eThemes resource on propaganda that addresses some of the same techniques.
These websites are about propaganda. How is propaganda used to influence political opinion? How is advertising like propaganda? Here you can find articles and lesson plans, sites about the persuasive techniques used in propaganda, examples of real life propaganda, and information on critical thinking skills.