Done with Jo Marengo
ELA Grades 9-10
SL.9-10.1: TSW initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative
discussions with diverse partners on topics, texts, and issues
SL.9-10.2: TSW integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse
media or formats evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.
RI.9-10.1: TSW cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of
what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
RI.9-10.8: TSW delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text,
assessing whether the reasoning is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements
and fallacious reasoning.
W.9-10.9: TSW conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer
a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or
broaden inquiry when appropriate, synthesize multiple sources on the subject,
demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Students will be able to define and explain the term “propaganda” as
well as various types of propaganda techniques and recognize examples of other
techniques in current use and historical use by citing evidence in text and multiple
sources presented in class, as well as in-class discussion. Students will be able to
ascertain the motivations behind propaganda use, especially in times of conflict and
war. Students will be able to critically analyze messages in various forms to
recognize instances of propaganda in their own lives. Students will be able to discuss
propaganda articulately with peers and give evidence of understanding orally in
discussion and in writing.
This is a short video of 10 Extreme examples of how propaganda is used to effect people.