Daily Lessons for Teaching Morrie: In His Own Words

Morrie Schwartz
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Lesson 1 (from Part I, Understanding Where You Are Now, Chapter 1, Living with Physical Limitations)

Objective

Part I, Understanding Where You Are Now, Chapter 1, Living with Physical Limitations

Part I, Understanding Where You Are Now, Chapter 1, Living with Physical Limitations introduces Morrie Schwartz as the author and the main subject of the book. Schwartz is introduced as a professor of social psychology at Brandeis University. He was able to teach for 40 years, while focusing on the psychology of mourning, loss, and infirmity. During the book, Schwartz discusses his life after his diagnosis of the debilitating disease ALS. The objective of this lesson is to focus on the individual of Morrie Schwartz and how he is introduced.

Lesson

1) Class Discussion: What should be included in an introduction? Does Schwartz do a good job introducing himself? How does Schwartz's occupation as a highly respected professor, who focused on the study the psychology of mourning, loss, and infirmity influence the introduction? Discuss how Chapter 1 of...

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