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Freak Shows. Entertainment and Leisure just for fun?. Freak Shows. Lesson Objectives: To discover what freak shows were and why they were so popular. To investigate whether there are still ‘freak shows’ around today. . Debate Rules. Only one person can speak at a time - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Freak Shows

Freak Shows

Entertainment and Leisure just for fun?

Freak ShowsLesson Objectives:To discover what freak shows were and why they were so popular.To investigate whether there are still freak shows around today.

Debate RulesOnly one person can speak at a timeIf you want to speak then raise either your top hat or sad face

I will then select people to speak.

This is going to be a great debate I just know it!

7C The Great DebateGroups 1 and 2People enjoy watching them?As a freak show owner if they were banned how would I make money?If it wasnt for freak shows what would the freaks do? How would they survive?

Groups 3 and 4Is it fair to use disabilities as entertainment?We should be celebrating what people can do not what they cant?

CitizenshipWe are now going to fill out our Citizenship forms.

CitizenshipSubject: History- Freak showsTitle of Activity: Freak show debateWhat was the task in this activity?: The class was split in two, we had to imagine either we were a freak and argue why freak shows should be banned. Or that we were a freak show showman and argue why freak shows should continue.

HomeworkUsing the work that we have done over the last two lessons, please answer the following questions in your exercise books.

Victorians enjoyed freak shows becauseShowmen wanted to continue running freak shows because..Due to changes in society and advances in medical science, freak shows fell out of favour because..

CitizenshipSo do we still have freak shows today?What do you think?

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