Casting Being Mortal
Who would you cast for a cinematic version of this book? What Hollywood actors would you cast? Who would you cast from among the personalities in your school?
Make a portrait of the author. What kind of person do you think he is? What do you think it would be like if Atul Gawande were your doctor? What kind of person would love to have him as their doctor? What kind of person might not?
Write poems using the words from Being Mortal. How can you rearrange the words to capture the essence of the book, or a scene, in a poem? How can you rearrange the words to tell a completely different story?
Make a timeline to reflect the development of the trends Gawande describes in Being Mortal. What else was going on around the key years in the...
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