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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.

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10 Most Extreme Examples of Propanda

This is a short video of 10 Extreme examples of how propaganda is used to effect people.