Suggested Classroom Activities
Below are some suggested projects to help students learn about the Anti-Saloon League and its methods.
- Find three editorial cartoons about a current controversial issue.
- Write an essay telling why you feel editorial cartoons are or are not persuasive.
- Write a report on a current organization that has tackled a moral and/or health related issue - How do they compare to the Anti-Saloon League in its methods of influencing the public?
- Write your own newspaper front page about a current social issue using the style of the American Issue.
- Draw your own poster with an appeal to emotion on a current issue and/or on the same issue appealing to intellect.
- Write a report on one leader of the Anti-Saloon League.
- Write an essay exploring the traits that the leaders of the Anti-Saloon League had in common. Why do you think these traits lead them into this movement?
- Design your own flier that persuades people not to smoke or drink.
- Write an essay exploring why you feel the Anti-Saloon League could or could not be successful today.
- Research and write your own report on a group which is battling alcohol or drug abuse in our society today.
- Design a cartoon which depicts how you feel about alcohol or drug abuse in our society today.
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