Invite an Enlisted Soldier to Discuss Rumors/Stories about the Military
Ask an enlisted person to come to class and tell about stories of the military. These stories can be quite interesting and, often, entertaining.
View the Film
There are two versions of THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE available on DVD. One stars Audie Murphy and a later one stars Richard Thomas. Locate one of these and watch the movie in class.
Tell stories in class about how a cast on a broken arm or leg or some other physical evidence became a badge of honor for someone who got the badge by acting in an exemplary way.
Have one student walk around the classroom with a backpack of school books on his or her back. Then have the students rapid fire questions at the student during the walk. Pressure the student into answering...
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