As part of our study of Animal Farm, we have been looking at common propaganda techniques and using them to analyze political campaign ads and speeches, advertisements, and of course, Animal Farm. As part of our analysis of slogans used in the novel I had the students imagine they were one of the animals on the farm and choose their favourite slogan. I then had them design a graffiti version of the slogan that would likely be painted somewhere on Animal Farm.
We then went outside to the cement area in front of the school entrance and made our slogans come to life with chalk.
Here are some examples of the work my students created: