The Theory of the Leisure Class Fun Activities

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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. Status symbols and marketing

Ask students to bring in images of things that are used as status symbols. What does the image or advertisement say about the person who owns or displays the status symbol?

2. Branding

Choose a few popular brands. Analyze their demographic. What does the brand connote? How does it differentiate itself from other brands for similar products? What kinds of things don't really benefit from branding?

3. Conspicuous consumption

Bring in snack foods and consume them conspicuously.

4. Leisure class haiku

What kind of...

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