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Lesson Plans

Re: art of war

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Aaron and Jennifer (THEGREEN99)
Thu, 21 Oct 1999 16:39:09 -0400

Get real with students--don't show them
>pretty pictures--break out the VCR--show Apocalypse Now, Full Metal Jacket,
>Private Ryan, The Killing Fields---or the numerous History Channel
>on the concentration camps of WW2 orVietnam--show clips of Iraqis being
>alive by bulldozing allied tanks during the Gulf War--the oil fields, the
>and trucks and soldiers black and burning.
>How about a picture/project of Iranian children rushing into mine fields as
>detonators to explode the mines for the soldiers who followed them,
focusing on
>the little wooden keys dangling from their necks which the ayatollah
>would be their key to heaven?
>Best wishes,

Before you do that, be sure to consent from parents, especially for
R-rated movies. Just a reminder...I got "advised" on that one.
Jennifer in Michigan