The Giver Teacher Resources
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Symbolism in The Giver
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...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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...
7th - 8th 21st Century Skills
The Giver: Precise Word Choice
In this vocabulary worksheet, learners complete 7 word substitution sentences. Students choose a more specific word than one given, then rewrite the sentences. Finally, learners explain why the words they chose more accurately express...
6th - 8th English Language Arts
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 English Language Arts
The Gift of Life - Day 2: "Cell & Organelle Time to Tell" and "World in Color" (Chapters 2-4)
Students complete a cell biology lesson and a color lesson based on The Giver. For this biology and reading comprehension lesson set, students examine cells using microscopes. They look at the organelles and listen to How Much is a...
5th - 6th Science