Day 3

The Giver Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

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    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media


    To extrapolate the pre-history of The Giver based on the text and relate its themes of conformity to students' real lives

    Common Core Standards:



    In this section, Jonas receives memories from the time before Sameness. Individually, or in small groups, students should hold a discussion about:

    - What is Sameness? Quote from the text.

    - Why might society have chosen to go to Sameness? What events might have precipitated this?

    - How do the rules that we know about so far serve to reinforce sameness?

    - What does Jonas' ability to see color say about him? Can you make a prediction about...

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