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- These 4 standards-based guided reading novel studies are dystopian literature. The novel units for The Giver, The Last Cuentista, Among the Hidden, and The White Mountains would work well for book groups to compare features of the dystopian genre.All novel units include chapter vocabulary, reading cPrice $26.00Original Price $30.00Save $4.00
The Giver by Lois Lowry is a standards-based low prep novel study that engages your students in lots of critical thinking. It is a dystopian science fiction book and Newbery Award winner that tackles themes like independence, free choice, and individuality.
There are chapter comprehension questions, vocabulary, and multiple graphic organizers to support text analysis as well as engaging literacy activities to enhance the novel study. Use the materials as a whole group, in reading groups, or with book clubs.
CCSS 7th grade
Sample Pacing Chart to Organize and Plan Daily Activities
Reading Comprehension Questions
Community Ages Graphic Organizer
Community Jobs Graphic Organizer
The Elders Venn Diagram (compare/contrast our government leadership to the book)
Rituals and Rules Graphic Organizer
Career Aptitude Survey (optional)
Identify Symbols and Supporting Quotes
Descriptive Writing in the Style of the Author
Sameness Persuasive Writing
Dystopian Novel Traits
Book Test (NOT included in Google Drive file)
Book v. Movie Comparison (optional)
**Teacher notes, sample, or answer keys provided for all handouts except the vocabulary lists**
**Page count includes Google Drive slides**
Product is a zipped folder with 2 secured PDF files and is not editable. The first PDF contains teacher directions, student activity pages, the Google Slides link, and all answer keys and samples. The second PDF is the student pages only, so it is easier to print a student packet of materials.
To view more of my literature units for upper elementary students CLICK HERE.
Literature Unit, Novel Study, Reading Groups, Book Study, Dystopian, science fiction