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Create a PowerPoint:Based on The Giver
Are you reading Lois Lowry's The Giver in your language arts class? Have your young readers create a PowerPoint presentation about their life, and how they connect to the lives of the characters from the novel. They present information about themselves and make connections about their life and the life of the main character.
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills 14 Views 81 Downloads
The Giver: Mood and Tone
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 lesson to include a focus on music and art.
6th - 9th Language Arts 48 Views 319 Downloads
Planning an Argument
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 categorize the ideas they have about their topic.
6th - 7th Language Arts 18 Views 103 Downloads
Tenth graders identify the different ideas, emotions that different colors represent the significance of color in real life. They examine the significance of the lack of color in The Giver and the movie Pleasantville. They develop imaginative or creative responses to share their ideas.
10th Language Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads
Writing about Internal & External Conflicts in Lois Lowry's The Giver
Seventh graders examine the internal and external conflicts that Jonas faces in "The Giver" in an essay. Students use SMART Board and Inspiration to organize their ideas graphically before combining them into their paper.
7th Language Arts 8 Views 29 Downloads
"The Giver" by Lois Lowry
Students read the novel, "The Giver", and test their comprehension through the game Jeopardy. Then students research individual rights of different cultures and write a summary of their findings. Students develop a personal timeline of significant years and why each specific age is important.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 39 Views 151 Downloads
The Giver Novel Study
Eighth graders investigate the needs of individuals and society. In this literature study instructional activity, 8th graders read Lois Lowry's The Giver and complete projects on the novel that require them to build vocabulary, enhance reading skills, write about their impressions, and discuss Lowry's themes.
8th Language Arts 41 Views 147 Downloads
Wishes Dreams & Goals: Lesson 10
Sixth graders prepare a character interview. For this peer editing lesson students choose a character from the book The Wish Giver to be in a character interview. Students prepare questions and ready themselves to answer questions from classmates.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Activity for The Giver
After class discussion on the memories that the Giver gave to Jonas, 8th graders type a memory that they want to give Jonas. They type for 20 minutes and then trade computers with their partner. The partner writes a response using a different font.
8th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
Critical thinkers consider how word choice in speeches impacts the meaning and effectiveness of the message being presented. They examine and respond to some of the speeches made at the 2004 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. (All materials are included here.
6th - 12th Language Arts 43 Views 309 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Giver: Precise Word Choice
In this vocabulary worksheet, students complete 7 word substitution sentences. Students choose a more specific word than one given, then rewrite the sentences. Finally, students explain why the words they chose more accurately express the author's meaning.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 92 Downloads
Wishes, Dreams and Goals: Lesson 16
Sixth graders explore psychology by participating in a grammar game. In this parts of speech lesson, 6th graders read the book write a summary of the book The Wish Giver and practice identifying pronouns in the story. Students play a pronoun board game with their entire class.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads