The Giver: Problematic Situation

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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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide a list of possible items and supplies that kids could bring, prompting a debate over priority and importance in small groups
  • Have kids choose their own problematic situation to present to their classmates based on the conflicts in the novel
Classroom Considerations

  • Instructions are open-ended; consider shoring up the options that kids can choose
Pros

  • Fun and creative for learners of all reading levels
  • A good way to engage in the text and spark discussion in your class
Cons

  • None