A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Fun Activities

Lou Ann Walker
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Casting Activity

Imagine that you are casting characters for a movie version of the book. Make a list of actors and actresses you would use and indicate which characters they would play.

Interview Activity

Write ten questions that you would use if you were to interview Lou Ann Walker.

Map Activity

Create a map showing where the places in the book are located.

Timeline Activity

Create a timeline showing the events as they happened in the book.

Book Review

Pretend that you are a book critic for the New York Times. Write a review on this book.

Acting Activity

With a group act out a scene from the book. Discuss what impact the scene has on you and your fellow actors.

Reading Activity

Read one of the following books about deafness:

"Of Sound Mind" by Jean Ferris

"Deaf Like Me" by Thomas S. Spradley

"Deaf Child Crossing" by...

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