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. He Was A Crook
Find a copy of Hunter S. Thompson's obituary for Richard Nixon. Create a presentation for the class showing how Thompson's opinion of Nixon never changed, and if anything, worsened as the years went on. Discuss whether this obituary is an example of gonzo journalism or not. How do Thompson's criticisms of Nixon appear validated in regards to Watergate? What did Thompson have to say about that scandal?
2. The Costumer
With the appropriate permission, create a costume of one of the frequent...
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