CHOCOLATE BAR PROPAGANDA PROJECT Due: Friday, October 9, 2015 6 th and 7 th periods: turn in Friday morning before 1 st period SATIRE https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=1&v=2IB7NDUSBOo 7 T YPES OF PROPAGANDA The first emergency chocolate ration bar commissioned by the United States Army was the Ration D, commonly known as the D ration. Colonel Logan had four requirements for the D ration Bar. The bar must: Weigh 4 ounces (112 g) Be high in food energy value Be able to withstand high temperatures Taste "a little better than a boiled potato " GLITTERING GENERALITIES • Words of praise for product or person; nice words like goodness or patriotism CARD-STACKING Manipulating information to make a product appear better than it is, often by unfair comparison or omitting facts TRANSFER An appeal that helps a person imagine themselves as part of a picture PLAIN FOLKS Appeals to regular people and their values such as health, family and patriotism TESTIMONIAL A famous person recommends a product or a political endorsement NAME CALLING Trash-talking another product or person Who is the target audience? What evidence suggests this? What is the fight? No language is used, but what in the illustration shows rivalry? BANDWAGON An appeal to be part of the group PROPAGANDA PROJECT DOUBLE DAILY GRADE Materials: X-Large chocolate bar Plain white printer paper A creative propaganda advertising message of an existing product, using two different propaganda techniques. Write one paragraph, explaining why you chose your two propaganda techniques. Do NOT use the product’s current advertisement.