• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Your Country Needs You! Propaganda and recruitment (virtual)

'We're both needed to serve the Guns!', 1915

Explore how advertising and propaganda work, particularly focusing on recruitment campaigns of the First World War.

What techniques could you use to recruit soldiers in the First World War?

Advertising affects our everyday lives, the decisions we make and the products we buy. Learners get the chance to discuss how images and words work together, identify key propaganda themes as well as design their own poster exhibition.

The session provides:

  • Introductory video (pre-filmed by Museum facilitator)
  • Virtual classroom (live link with Museum facilitator)
  • Digital resource pack

The session includes:

  • Historic photographs
  • First World War propaganda posters
  • Group discussion
  • Team working
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Group presentation

Curriculum areas:

  • History
  • English

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