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. Comparison of Decades
Give students an opportunity to compare the pseudo-events described in the text to pseudo-events today. What are the differences in today's media and celebrities?
2. The Hilton Empire
Have students write a comparative paper examining the origins of the Hilton empire and Conrad Hilton's first hotel to Paris Hilton and her empire today. How are each pseudo-events?
3. News Article
Ask students to look in their local newspaper for an article that involves some aspect of the text and bring it to class. They...
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