Spreading the Word: Analyzing the Use of Propaganda in the War Against Terrorism

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  • Aug 13 2010 10:48 AM

    Mary Kay Monson

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students analyze the use of propaganda in the war against terrorism, focusing specifically on the attacks in Afghanistan. They explore the distinction between ideas spread to benefit a cause and those spread to damage an opposing cause.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: American Democracy, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts, History-Social Science

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    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning; Cooperative Learning