The Giver: 30 Task Cards Promoting Critical Thinking, Creativity, and Engagement

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Ms Gs Room 30
Grade Levels
5th - 10th
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A highly engaging set of 30 task cards related to concepts, characters, events and scenarios found in the classic novel "The Giver" by Lois Lowry!

ALL 30 task cards can be used after introducing the novel, the concept of Utopian and Dystopian societies and the reading of the first chapter!

Still need to introduce your students to the wild world of Dystopian societies and literature? Not a problem...
Dystopian Societies - PREZI, Note Worksheet, Harrison Bergeron, CCSS Aligned

A couple of examples of the creative tasks found on all 30 "The Giver" task cards:

Task 21: You’ve just been named “Photographer of the Year” by a popular photography magazine. Now you’re responsible for capturing pictures of significant events throughout the story. Make a list of 5 events that you’ll be sure to capture from the story and explain why you chose those events.

Task 22: There is no war in the community. Imagine what our society would be like without war. Write a brief letter to an American soldier, currently stationed in Afghanistan, telling him that our government just announced that war will no longer exist in our society.

This product includes:
A guide with 2 engaging activities that these task cards can be used with...
30 UNIQUE task cards
5 UNIQUE Student Response Sheets
1 sheet of task card graphics that can be printed on the back of the task cards

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Total Pages
16 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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