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. Examination of Images 1
Research and provide copies of the images to which Sontag refers in the book. Discuss your interpretations of the images. Did you agree with Sontag's reading? Were these images exploitative, opportunistic? Did they make a political statement? Did they cause you to rethink your opinions of war or military intervention?
2. Examination of Images 2
Using images from recent news, discuss the representation of the wounded or dead in "far away" places. Did they, as Sontag asserts, differ from the representation of suffering in...
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