•      Propaganda Project

     

                                   Grading Rubric

    5       -   has all three elements of project –poster, magazine cover, article

                 poster is eye pleasing and tries to influence opinion

                 magazine cover is eye pleasing and shows magazine’s opinion

                 article uses yellow journalism and is at least one full page

                 all pieces have specific historical content throughout (>10 facts)

                 group works well together and is productive

     

    4      -   has all three elements of project

                 poster is eye pleasing and shows some opinion

                 magazine cover is eye pleasing and touches on magazine’s beliefs

                 article touches on yellow journalism and is at least one full page

                 all pieces have some historical content (>8 facts)

                 group works well together and is productive

     

    3      -   has all three elements of project

                 poster is constructed and shows some opinion

                 magazine cover gives some idea of magazine’s opinion

                 article attempts to use yellow journalism and is around one full page

                 most pieces have some historical content (>5 facts)

                 group works together to complete project

     

    2       -   has all three elements of project

                 poster is construct, but lacks opinion

                 magazine cover is constructed, but lacks opinion

                 article is constructed, but does not use yellow journalism and/or is less

                 than a page

                 some pieces show historical content (>2 facts)

                 group has difficulty working together

     

    1      -     has most elements of project

                  poster lacks opinion

                  magazine cover lack persuasion

                  article lacks sensationalism

                  no historical content

                  group completes project

     

    Propaganda project

    Your group is going to construct a propaganda display which includes a poster and a magazine cover with an article.  The guidelines are as follows:

            * You may choose your own topic as long as it is from:

                     Ch 17 The West Transformed

                     Ch 18  Industry and Urban Growth

                     Ch 19 Political Reform and the Progressive Era

                     Ch 20 The United States Looks Overseas

     

            *You must constuct a poster which uses propaganda trying to influence opinion

            *You must construct a magazine cover which uses propaganda trying to  influence opinion     

            *You must write a magazine article which uses yellow journalism

             *You must complete this in 4 days so plan your time wisely

              *Be sure to cite pictures

     

     * ALL FACTS MUST BE HIGHLIGHTED*

     Use the grading rubric on the back to help you construct these things!!