Learning Goal: Students will be able to examine multiple views on public and current issues by analyzing media and political communications (bias, symbolism, propaganda) and the impact it can have on government.
Examine the impact of media, individuals, and interest groups on monitoring and influencing government.
Analyze media and political communications (bias, symbolism, propaganda).
Task 1: Form your own interest group!
Today you will be forming your own interest group or joining one!
· Research a public issue within your school, local community, county, state, or country!
· Form or decide to “join” an interest group revolving around an idea to improve your researched issue.
· Create a form of propaganda to promote your issue.
* Print media could be pamphlets, posters, editorials.
* Electronic media could be a website, blog, or a 30 second commercial script.
You must include:
1. Document that answers all of the above questions: (Name of Group, Goals of your group, Opinion poll question, legislation your group wants to pass)
*Each group can use one laptop and submit a word document. Or, take a picture of a piece of paper and submit through an iPad or your phone.
2. Your created Propaganda