Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent and How We Can Save Them Fun Activities

James Garbarino
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Emotional Detachment

Write a diary entry as though you were one of the boys Garbarino writes about, living in a juvenile detention center. Try to imagine how it feel to have been abandoned or abused, and then to have the system place you in jail for your crimes, while ignoring those done to you.

Interview with a Lost Boy

Divide the class into pairs. Have one person play the role of interviewer, and have the other play the role of inmate. Ask at least ten questions, and make up ten responses, having to do with the person's childhood, relationship with parents, and social situation, making sure to include risk factors mentioned in the book.

Symbol Bookmark

Make a bookmark that includes some of the concepts from the book. This can include anything from representations of risk factors to the spirituality concepts presented to the social healing ideas presented...

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