PROPAGANDA English 11 Mr. Ochtun & Mr. Elliott
What is propaganda? <ul><li>Propaganda is the use of  exaggeration ,  stereotypes ,  emotions , or  faulty arguments  to p...
Examples of Propaganda <ul><li>Patrick Henry  used  </li></ul><ul><li>propaganda in his speech  </li></ul><ul><li>to the V...
Is propaganda good or bad? <ul><li>In our Discussion Web activity, you listed the  pros  and  cons  of propaganda. </li></...
PROS <ul><li>Student responses: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Safety (e.g., the increased airport security due to the terrorist prop...
CONS <ul><li>Student responses: </li></ul><ul><li>“People do not get both sides of the story.”  </li></ul><ul><li>“Makes p...
Can propaganda be eliminated? <ul><li>In our discussion, most of you agreed that everyone is naturally biased on just abou...
So how does this affect my life? <ul><li>Here are some of your responses: </li></ul><ul><li>Try to see both sides of every...
Any Questions?  <ul><li>- See Mr. Ochtun or Mr. Elliott </li></ul><ul><li>- Post your questions under the Discussion tab a...
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  1. 1. PROPAGANDA English 11 Mr. Ochtun & Mr. Elliott
  2. 2. What is propaganda? <ul><li>Propaganda is the use of exaggeration , stereotypes , emotions , or faulty arguments to persuade people </li></ul>
  3. 3. Examples of Propaganda <ul><li>Patrick Henry used </li></ul><ul><li>propaganda in his speech </li></ul><ul><li>to the Virginia Convention: </li></ul><ul><li>“ There is no retreat but in submission and slavery!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery?” </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is propaganda good or bad? <ul><li>In our Discussion Web activity, you listed the pros and cons of propaganda. </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the next slide for actual student responses. </li></ul>
  5. 5. PROS <ul><li>Student responses: </li></ul><ul><li>“ Safety (e.g., the increased airport security due to the terrorist propaganda)” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Can be used to counter-attack the corrupt ideas of other candidates by pointing out their flaws.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Propaganda can be used for good things (e.g., equal rights)” </li></ul>
  6. 6. CONS <ul><li>Student responses: </li></ul><ul><li>“People do not get both sides of the story.” </li></ul><ul><li>“Makes people blind to corruption.” </li></ul><ul><li>“Causes stereotypes (e.g., people see Muslims and instantly think ‘terrorist’)” </li></ul>
  7. 7. Can propaganda be eliminated? <ul><li>In our discussion, most of you agreed that everyone is naturally biased on just about every issue. </li></ul><ul><li>We also agreed that it would be virtually impossible to prevent propaganda from being used. </li></ul>
  8. 8. So how does this affect my life? <ul><li>Here are some of your responses: </li></ul><ul><li>Try to see both sides of every issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t believe everything you hear. </li></ul><ul><li>Question people who use stereotypes or hate to support their arguments. </li></ul><ul><li>Think for yourself. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Any Questions? <ul><li>- See Mr. Ochtun or Mr. Elliott </li></ul><ul><li>- Post your questions under the Discussion tab at elliott.sswiki.com </li></ul>

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