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. Watch a Movie about Political Self-Preservation
Get a copy of LOGAN'S RUN or BLADE RUNNER and watch it in class followed by a discussion of Hobbes' asserting the right to self-preservation.
2. Elect a Sovereign
From the class, elect a sovereign who will make up laws. The resulting debates should be very interesting.
3. Discuss Dreams
Describe a dream you had and discuss it in class whether it was, as Hobbes states it, an absurdity
4. Identify some Compound Imagination from Today
Recalling Hobbes' idea of how a...
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