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Dystopian Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dreams or nightmares? Visions or warnings? Are these stories truths, as Yann Arthus-Bertrand said, "the world is not yet ready to hear"? Listen to the warnings in this collection of materials designed for writings that depict what could...
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The Giver

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be great to live an a community without pain, without danger? Such a society is the goal of the community in The Giver. Using Lois Lowry's dystopian novel as the core text, class members read primary source materials about...
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The Giver and the Importance of Nostalgia

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Narrative writing gains its power from the sensory language writers use to draw readers into their stories. That's the big idea in a lesson that asks readers of The Giver to draft a journal entry about an emotional memory from their...
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The Giver

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The world in Lois Lowry's The Giver is one without pain or suffering. Similiarly, your classroom review of the novel can be painless with a simple and straightforward crossword puzzle that covers characters, details, and setting details...
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Utopias: Are Perfect Worlds Possible?

For Teachers 5th - 10th Standards
How would the members of your language arts class describe their own utopian universe? Middle schoolers discuss and design the attributes of their perfect worlds, complete with brochures, class discussions, and written arguments about...
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Novel Lesson for The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Lois Lowry's The Giver is one of the most engaging and thought-provoking works of literature in the middle school curriculum. Round out your novel unit with a collection of reading activities, comprehension questions, memoir and journal...
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The Giver: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
What would you need to take care of yourself and a small baby? Using a situation inspired by Lois Lowry's The Giver, kids discuss which items they would need and which plan they would follow in order to flee from the Release.
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The Giver: Vocabulary Bingo!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Bingo! Combine the thrill of bingo with Lois Lowry's The Giver in a fun vocabulary lesson. Kids write selected vocabulary words from the novel onto a bingo chart, and then listen for the correct definitions in order to mark off their words.
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The Giver: Reading Road Map

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Sometimes it's helpful to read certain passages in a novel slowly and carefully, and to read other parts more quickly to move the plot along. Learners tread carefully through Chapter 20 of Lois Lowry's The Giver, noting which parts need...
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The Giver: Guided Imagery

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Guide your class through the imagery of Lois Lowry's The Giver with a peaceful meditative experience. After you create a serene environment in your class, read through a provided script in which kids sift through their favorite memories...
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The Giver: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Cover the vocabulary and thematic concepts from Lois Lowry's The Giver with an extended reference guide. It includes relevant plot elements, discussions on themes and motifs, and any possible issues arising from your class's background...
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The Giver: Biopoem

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The characters in Lois Lowry's The Giver are rich and complex as they weave their way through the plot. Examine the character traits of one chosen person with a biopoem, which enables learners to follow a poetic format in writing a...
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Teaching Strategies: The Giver

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Can utopia be achieved? Included here are three literature worksheets to pair with Lois Lowry's The Giver. Pupils work in groups to come up with solutions to society's issues, individuals back up a statement related to a topic in the...
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The Giver: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Explore the theme of release and death in Lois Lowry's The Giver with a K-W-H-L chart. After noting what they already know, kids come up with a list of questions about topics that they would like to know about, as well as how they will...
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The Giver: Magic Squares

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Combine math and vocabulary in a fun activity based on Lois Lowry's The Giver. Before kids begin the book, they look up the definitions of 16 vocabulary words and complete a puzzle that will give them the same number.
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Symbolism in The Giver

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Take two days to examine the symbolism inherent in color, and how this relates to Lois Lowry's The Giver. Small groups first discuss the meaning of colors and then come together as a class to explore the impact of color. The activities...
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Crafty Literature Projects to Lure Language Arts Learners

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Recognize National Arts and Crafts Month with language arts project ideas to inspire creative learning.
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Planning an Argument

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Prepare your class for writing an argumentative essay. In order to get ready to write their essays, which will focus on The Giver by Lois Lowry, class members complete a think-pair-share about character decisions. They also list and...
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The Perfect Society

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry and then attempt to create their own "perfect society". They work in groups to create a Powerpoint presentation outlining the rules of the ultimate society.
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Giver Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Investigate philosophical issues and opinions on human society while reading The Giver. This English literature lesson plan prompts middle schoolers analyze the plot, climax, dialogue, and characters of The Giver by Lois Lowry.  They...
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The Giver: Circle Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Creating poetry can be a beautiful way to explore the imagery and themes of literature. Using The Giver by Lois Lowry, kids take turns listing words that they associate with the novel, culminating in a circle poem that addresses the...
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The Giver: Mood and Tone

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Read The Giver to examine mood and tone in relation to word meanings and definitions.  Young scholars locate definitions, synonyms, and antonyms for words related to mood and tone. Extend the instructional activity to  include a focus on...
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Language Arts Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Review parts of speech, verb tense, The Giver by Lowis Lowery, the mechanics of writing, and vocabulary. This Jeopardy-style game is perfect for any 4th or 5th grade class having read the book The Giver and in need of language arts test...
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The Giver Literature Guide

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In The Giver literature guide worksheet, students complete questions for chapters one and two to illustrate their understanding of that portion of the text.