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Teacher Resources by Grade
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|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Argument, Persuasion, or Propaganda? Analyzing World War II Posters
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Three 50-minute sessions|
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  September 27
Students explore free speech issues, search the newspaper or Internet to create a list of current events, and draw original political cartoons.
Grades 9 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  December 7
Students use the Interactive Venn Diagram to compare the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the attacks on America on September 11, 2001.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
This strategy guide describes the techniques used in effective persuasive writing and shares activities you can use to help students understand and use persuasion in their writing and critical thinking.
Grades 5 – 12 | Professional Library | Position Statement
This resolution explains what educators can do to work with young people composing nonprint media that can include any combination of visual art, motion (video and film), graphics, text, and sound -- all of which are frequently written and read in nonlinear fashion.
Grades 3 – 12 | Professional Library | Position Statement
This resolution discusses that understanding the new media and using them constructively and creatively actually requires developing a new form of literacy and new critical abilities "in reading, listening, viewing, and thinking."