a public service announcement psa 200 words

A public service announcement (PSA) is like an advertisement that informs us about something important. The purpose of a PSA is to benefit the public by raising awareness about an issue or topic.


1. Create the PSA flyer

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In this assignment, you will choose a single fiction story from the list below, analyze the story, and create a PSA flyer on a single theme from your analysis (see the example attached to the directions). You will not include the story title or author in the flyer. The flyer focuses only on the theme and adheres to the purpose of a PSA.

Fiction story options/choose only one:

Ambush

Everything Stuck to Him

A Worn Path

The Turtle

Winter Dreams

In Another Country

The Jilting of Granny Weatherall

The Rockpile

Everyday Use

The Life You Save May Be Your Own

A Rose for Emily

Your PSA flyer should:

  • Include a “hook” that grabs the viewer’s attention.
  • Use font and color choices wisely and purposefully. For example, bold font can emphasize key points
  • Be in Microsoft Word or PDF file format Acceptable file formats are .doc, .docx, .odt, or PDF only. Do not use a presentation program like PowerPoint.
  • Contain 2 related images (no more and no less than 2). An image can make information stand out and be more effective
  • Use a minimum of 2 credible sources for content and 2 sources for images credited in APA format. U

2. Compose your response about the PSA flyer

On page 2 of your Word document, write a paragraph of 7 sentences that explains the theme’s connection to the story and why this is a topic that is important for the world to understand.

Paragraph structure:

First sentence: Topic sentence identifying theme’s connection and naming the story’s title and author

Second sentence: Evidence for the theme

Third sentence: Explanation of the evidence

Fourth sentence: Identify why the PSA topic is important for the public’s awareness

Fifth sentence: Evidence for importance

Sixth sentence: Explanation of the evidence

Seventh sentence: Summary sentence

3. Reference your sources to avoid plagiarism and copyright issues

Below your paragraph include your 2 information sources and 2 image sources in APA format.

See the example PSA flyer attached.