Here students could be set the task of ‘teaching the teacher’ on liberalism. This may be a term that they have come across before so as a starter activity students could be asked to play a word association game, writing down as many words as they can associate with the term ‘liberal’ in one minute.

After presenting their findings of liberalism (and link to research methods by commenting on the sources they have used), students could look at the following article which takes the notion of liberalism and applies it to people complaining about Halloween outfits:

Discover More ‘PC Police’ Getting Offended Over Halloween Costumes Is Just ‘Lazy Liberalism’

Students could then answer the question, “is complaining about Halloween costumes lazy liberalism”? Can they find examples of Halloween costumes that do not offend anyone (link to feminism with the sexualisation of many female costumes)? Should we get rid of it altogether?


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