United We Stand: Magazine Cover Analysis

Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 70 minutes
Date Posted: 6/3/2009

Students will analyze and interpret magazine covers from July 1942, when some five hundred publications featured the stars and stripes to promote national unity, rally support for the war, and celebrate Independence Day. Students will then create their own magazine covers for the July 1942 "United We Stand" campaign.