This 1984 activity will get students connecting our world today with Orwell's world. It will also help them critically examine two famous commercials representing companies they probably interact with frequently: Motorola and Apple.
Simply play the videos linked within the packet for the two commercials, then pass out the questions to individuals, pairs or small groups (whatever works best for you). Be sure to save time at the end to discuss the final questions as a large group.
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