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Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech

Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech

Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.] 16 April 1963 My Dear Fellow Clergymen: While confined here in the Birmingham city jail, I came across your recent statement calling my present activities "unwise and untimely." Seldom do I pause to answer criticism of my work and ideas. If I sought to answer all the criticisms that cross my desk, my secretaries would have little time for anything other than such correspondence in the course of the day, and I would have no time for constructive work. I think I should indicate why I am here in Birmingham, since you have been influenced by the view which argues against "outsiders coming in." But more basically, I am in Birmingham because injustice is here. Moreover, I am cognizant of the interrelatedness of all communities and states. You deplore the demonstrations taking place in Birmingham. In any nonviolent campaign there are four basic steps: collection of the facts to determine whether injustices exist; negotiation; self purification; and direct action.

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Propaganda Techniques Ppt Presentation Persuasion Techniques - Propaganda: Persuasion Techniques - Propaganda Mrs. Parker – 7 th Grade Propaganda: Propaganda Messages designed to persuade the intended audience to think/believe a certain way Encountering Persuasion/Propaganda in Every Day Life: Encountering Persuasion/Propaganda in Every Day Life Where do we see propaganda being used? BANDWAGON This is the everyone-else-is-doing-it-so-should-you-too technique . Bandwagon: Bandwagon Examples: Abercrombie blue jeans are worn by most teenagers. Bandwagon in Commercials: Bandwagon in Commercials Bandwagon Advertisements: Bandwagon Advertisements Testimonial: Testimonial This technique uses a celebrity or important public figure to promote their product, policy, or a political candidate with “testimonies” or stories of how wonderful the product or person is. Testimonial Examples: Michael Jordan and Hanes An actor speaking at a political rally Jessica Simpson and P. Testimonial in Commercials: Transfer : Slide 24:

The Game of Persuasion Directions Day 1 Step 1: Begin the lesson with this statement: "Raise your hand if you usually win an argument, any argument — with your siblings, parents, friends, boyfriend/girlfriend, and so on." Ask those who raised their hands: "Why do you think you win? What do you do or what techniques do you use to win your arguments?" Generate a brief discussion. Step 2: Explain to students that they're going to engage in an argument today in small groups. Each group will have a recorder and a speaker. Step 3: Assign groups, recorders, and speakers. Day 2 Step 4: Begin by reviewing the activity from the previous day and the concept of persuasion. Commercials and advertisements try to persuade you to buy things. Point out that some of the speakers from the argument activity used particular words that persuaded us to think a certain way. Step 5: Distribute the Powerful Words printable to each student. Step 6: Show your students the Word Wall with the 39 "powerful words" displayed. Lesson Extensions