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Public Service Announcement

You are going to create a (spoof) public service announcement, warning people of the dangers of certain medieval superstitions.

  1. Evil spirits in brussel sprouts.
  2. Triskaidekaphobia
  3. Toss a coin and make a wish
  4. Touch wood
  5. Evil eye
  6. Changlings
  7. Royal touch
  8. Seven years bad luck
  9. Lucky horseshoes
  10. Sneezing out the soul
  11. Spilling salt

Sources of Information

Places to start looking for information:
  1. History Extra
  2. Listverse
  3. History Collection

What to do with the information

When you've gathered your information, write a short script for a PSA that might appear on a medieval radio station.

It should be 30 seconds to 1 minute long.

It should incorporate sound effects, or theme music. The sites listed to the left under Sound Sites are great places to look for sounds.

Sample PSAs