A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Secondary School Unit 6: The Culture of Celebrity
Use the attached PDF lesson plans and the clip reel to:
- After viewing a video of famous figures, students discuss the similarities and differences between heroes and celebrities
- Working in pairs, students make one of their classmates into a celebrity by creating a two-page spread about him or her, with editorial content and a photo
- ...and more!