The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Personality Map
Identify 3-4 personality traits of an authoritarian leader. Then, using examples from the chapter "Psychology of Nazism," provide a text example that supports each trait.
2. Role Playing Interviews
Students can role play different members of a society (different social classes during post World War I Germany, for example) and set up interviews about their viewpoints on a variety of topics including: man's freedom, authoritarian leaders, achieving true freedom, and the capitalistic economy.
3. Newspaper Article
Students can use their interviews from the previous activity...
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