Digital Google Resource: "Newberry Acceptance Speech: The Giver" Expository Close Reading Articles
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The new Common Core has an increased focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the ELA classroom. In this easy-to-deliver non-fiction activity, students will read Lowry's Newberry Acceptance speech for The Giver and answer comprehension questions to demonstrate a close read.
The speech address how Lowry's life influenced the writing of The Giver and is the perfect companion to the novel.
This resource includes:
A ten question comprehension activity that requires students to closely read the "Newberry Acceptance Speech: The Giver" article and recall key information
A print friendly version that has QR Codes that allow access to the articles
A complete answer key is included
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I have created a set of pre and post reading task cards for Lowry's The Giver
that is a perfect complement to this speech.
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