The Quiet Room: A Journey Out of the Torment of Madness Fun Activities

Lori Schiller
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The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.

1. Dear Lori:

Write a letter to Lori Schiller detailing what you learned from reading her book. How did your understanding of schizophrenia change because of her book?

2. Schizophrenia Visualized

Have students watch actual recordings of schizophrenic patients. Multiple videos can be found by typing "Recordings/Videos of actual schizophrenic patients" into any search engine. Have students watch one of the videos found and discuss the similarities and differences between Lori's behaviors and those of other schizophrenics.

3. Media's Representation of Schizophrenia

Have students watch one of...

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