Demagogues

Objective

  • After this lesson, the student will two aspects of what a Demagogue exhibits

Material

  • Worksheets

Preparation

  • Make copies of the Worksheet for the students

Method

  1. Opening Gassho
  2. Review
  3. What is a Demogogue?
  4. Video + Worksheet
    1. http://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2015/12/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-demagogues/419514/
    2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/trump-is-the-demagogue-that-our-founding-fathers-feared/2016/03/10/58584278-e6df-11e5-b0fd-073d5930a7b7_story.html?utm_term=.9ae22e395203
    3. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/harlan-green/trump-the-terrible-demago_b_12392904.html
    4. Worksheet
      1. What year is the text written?
      2. This is an opinion.
      3. What did you feel was incorrect/unfair?
      4. What did you feel were correct?
      5. What was the writer’s purpose?
      6. What was the main topic?
      7. Was the writer convincing?
      8. What did you learn?
  5. Activity
    1. Think like a demogogue
    2. Fight a demogogue
  6. Meeting - Halloween Party
    1. October 30
    2. Decorations
    3. Games
    4. Food & Drinks
    5. Escorts
  7. Review