The Giver: Reading Road Map

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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 some more attention and reflection, and which parts will lead to more significant moments.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Include in a collection of reading activities throughout your novel unit
  • Have kids design their own road map, reflecting on their own reading style and technique, and comparing it to those of their classmates
Classroom Considerations

  • Consider mapping out additional chapters in a similar way, as it may be difficult for kids to pick up the habit in Chapter 20
Pros

  • A way to encourage active and thoughtful reading
  • Provides a map that is easy for learners to interpret
Cons

  • None
Common Core