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Name of Activity:

Mental Disorder Info Commercial

Purpose of Activity:

For students to gain a better understanding of mental disorders.

Suggested Grade Level:

9-12

Materials Needed:



Ipads for research and filming commercials or student cell phones will work as well
projector, for displaying the commercials to the class
computer
Assignment
Grading Rubric

Description of Idea

The students will research a specific mental disorder and the create a 1 minute info commercial on that disorder to present to the class.

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Assignment

Grading Rubric

In addition, the group must give me 3 questions they would like the class to answer during or after the airing of the commercial. The questions will then be given to each student in the class to answer during the presentations.

Teaching Suggestions:

Use your discretion as a teacher to see if 1 minute is too short of a time period to get all of this in. If you wish to make it a bit longer that is up to you.

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Submitted by Ashlei Lowman who teaches at East Burke High School in Connellys Springs, NC. Thanks for contributing to PE Central! Posted on PEC: 11/12/2015.

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