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. Blows to the Tobacco Industry
As a class, spend a period looking at media that shows the shifts in public perception regarding smoking. Print out the Reader's Digest articles that first linked smoking to health risks in 1959. Watch the famous 60 Minutes interview with Brown and Williamson whistle-blower Jeffrey Wigand. Watch a selection PSA's that flooded television in the 1980's and 1990's, developed to dissuade children from smoking
2. Fictionalize A Celebrity
Have each student in class choose a public figure and create a dossier for a...
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