During this lesson, students will begin to:
- become familiar with a dictionary definition of "Propaganda".
- understand the historical origins of the word and which context it was used for.
- view images and texts of Nazi Propaganda, and understand that Nazi Propaganda used different mediums and forms.
- have the opportunity to go to a web site and view primary source materials of Nazi Propaganda
This lesson outline intends to look at different forms of Nazi Propaganda, and to use the German Propaganda Archive, housed at Calvin College, to explore how the Nazis employed propaganda within the Hitler Youth movement. This lesson makes extensive use of online archival resources and blends traditional materials and pedagogies with an indepth, online experience.