Transitioning to Propaganda


Todays Goals  Mini-Project on inserting Stalin into a historical or exiting event to make him look awesome!

Photoshop stalin into a historical event.  Provide a headline that could have appeared in the paper of that era.

Photoshop stalin into a historical event. Provide a headline that could have appeared in the paper of that era.

Agenda:

  1. Typing Practice
  2. Introduction to the Dictator Clip – if Avaliable
  3. Find the Differences – Voice Thread – Do not do this until Mr. Levin gives the instructions.
  4. Airbrushing Soviets- Photomontages before Photoshop- http://www.newseum.org/berlinwall/commissar_vanishes/index.htm 
  5. A7 – SuperDictator – You have been hired by the government for your Photoshop expertise.  They heard that Stalin is getting a Bad Reputation and need your help to make him look better…or else (Remember: He is a dictator, the army works for him).
  6. Create a Photoshop File Named A7_Stalin_YourName  Preset: Default Photoshop Size Color Mode: Grey Scale So that it is in Black and White.
    1. Create your photomontage and make it look realistic.
    2. Find photos of Stalin using google images.
    3. Insert Stalin into a current event or historical event.
    4. Post to WordPress {A7 – Stalin Propaganda}
      1. Caption: Create a News Headline to go with your photo.
        1. “Stalin wins the Super Bowl”
        2. Stalin rescues a baby from burning building.
        3. Stalin marches for civil rights alongside Martin Luther King.
  7. After you finish and Post A7,  make sure you have finished A1-A6.  We are moving on to new projects next week!  Mr. Levin will be updating grades today.  Call him over so that you can make sure you have an A.
    1. Finished Early?
      1. Homework for another class.
      2. A 3rd iPOD ad for extra credit.
      3. A Photoshop project of your choice
      4. Typing Practice
      5. Khan Academy (Cahsee is in 2 months for 10th grade!) Practice your math!
      6. Read a book
      7. Write a letter to Mr. Levin teaching him something new.
      8. SOMETHING PRODUCTIVE (not games, music videos, sleeping)
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