Aphasia Rehabilitation: Learning Exercise

The following is a possible chapter breakdown for J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This is an assignment to enhance a student's understanding of aphasia rehabilitation today. The assignment was to create a chapter breakdown for an aphasia book club meeting.

Chapter 1: The Dark Lord Ascending edit

Summary: edit

1. The Death Eaters have all gathered at Malfoy Manor for a meeting: edit

  • Severus Snape and Yaxley are almost late
  • The house is very large and impressive
  • All the witches and wizards are gathered around a large table with Voldermort at the head
  • An unconscious person is being magically suspended above the table

2. They are talking about when they can attack Harry Potter edit

  • Severus Snape says that the Order of the Phoenix will be moving Harry Potter next Saturday
  • Yaxley says he will not be moved until the 30th
  • Voldermort realizes he must attack while Harry is being transferred to a new safe place
  • Voldermort makes it clear that he is the one who must kill Harry

3. Voldermort asks Lucius Malfoy to give him his wand edit

  • Lucius does not want to but he does as he is told
  • Voldermort accuses the Malfoys of not being true supporters
  • They try and tell him that they love to serve him
  • Voldermort tells them they should kill all in their family who do not support him

4. Attention turns to the person suspended above the table edit

  • Voldermort wakes her up
  • It is Professor Burbage who taught Muggle studies at Hogwarts
  • She asks Snape for help, he ignores her
  • Voldermort hates her because she says it is a good thing for Witches and Wizards to marry Muggles
  • Everyone watches as Voldermort kills her with the Avada Kedavra curse
  • Voldermort then gives the body to his snake for supper

Highlights: edit

  1. Death Eaters gather at Malfoy Manor
  2. They discuss when they should attack Harry Potter
  3. Voldermort makes sure everyone knows he must kill Harry
  4. Voldermort takes Lucius Malfoy's wand to use on Harry
  5. Voldermort kills the Muggle Studies teacher from Hogwarts in front of everyone

Characters: edit

  • Severus Snape
  • Yaxley
  • Lord Voldermort
  • Wormtail
  • Lucius Malfoy
  • Narcissa Malfoy
  • Draco Malfoy
  • Bellatrix LeStrange
  • Professor Burbage
  • Nagini
  • Dolohov
  • Other Death Eaters not mentioned by name

Questions: edit

What did you find the most scary about this chapter? edit

  1. When Snape and Yaxley were almost late
  2. When Voldermort asked Lucius for his wand
  3. When Voldermort killed professor Burbage
  4. When the giant snake Nagini appeared

Which character do you like the most or least, and why? edit