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Our Giver Unit Teaching Package has 232+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.
NOVEL: The Giver by Lois Lowry
LEVEL: middle school (junior high), high school (secondary)
TOTAL: 232 slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included
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LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS:
* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the 6-week unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 11-page activity & PowerPoint
- Introduces students to the concept of utopias and dystopias; provides examples from real life, novels, and film
- 23-slide PowerPoint
- Students put their knowledge of utopias into practice by creating their own theoretical utopia.
- They create a persuasive travel brochure for their utopia that explains the vision and functionality.
- They present it to the class and get asked questions.
- 2 pages
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer (answer key included)
- analyze the 6 types of conflict
- 2-page organizer (answer key included)
- analyze the main characters
- 5-page organizer
- Students learn the difference between these difficult verbals
- 3-page bundle practicing the verbals
- 25-slide practicing the verbals
- 1-page quiz assessing their learning
- Students learn and practice these different types of clauses
- 27-page/slide resource
- 60 vocabulary words from the novel
- one 60-question quiz and two 30-question quizzes
- 6-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- Simulate your very own Ceremony of 12!
- Students are assigned different real life jobs from the top 200 jobs list and write about their thoughts of being assigned a job.
- Students learn the various real life jobs available
- 12pg bundle & 52-slide PowerPoint
- Students catalogue and analyze the various jobs from the community and their societal worth
- 3-page organizer
- Highly engaging writing and discussion questions
- 17 Writing Prompts Slides
- Adds some ease to figuring out which iPod audiobook tract matches with which pages from the book
- 1 page/image
- a 5-question pop quiz per section (answer keys included)
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- 3 essay options for students to choose from
- Includes essay grading rubrics
- Includes quote tracking pages
- 10-page bundle
- 5 creative final projects for students to choose from
- 1-page printable
- grading rubric provided
- Students draw a picture of something painful and anonymously turn them in to be hung on the wall.
- Large class discussion about the various pains of life and how to fix them.
- 5-slide, 3-question PowerPoint
- Students read or listen to Lois Lowry’s Newbery speech and think deeply about the meaning.
- 8-page speech and 1 page of response questions
- Audio tracks of speech read by Created for Learning
- Have some fun at the end while students recall what they’ve read!
- 26-slide PowerPoint Jeopardy Trivia
- compare and contrast the movie and novel
- 2-page group comparison
Enjoy The Giver! And may your world always be in full color!
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