The Giver - DIFFERENTIATED Lesson Bundle & Novel Study {CCSS Aligned}

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A detailed, differentiated lesson bundle of Lois Lowry’s The Giver! Includes over 60 pages of rigorous, engaging lessons, activities, and handouts!

Enough material to teach TWO separate 8 week novel studies through the use of flexible grouping!

All lessons are CCSS aligned. Activities are differentiated through process, product, and pacing.

LESSON BUNDLE INCLUDES:

*Pre-Reading Activity
-Explores Dystopian characteristics and novel themes

*Dystopian Society Log
-Track the Dystopian Characteristics
-Using in-text citations

*Ch. 1—Exploring Utopia
-Introduction to the Community—Independent & Group Work

*Ch. 1 – China’s One Child Policy
-Nonfiction Connections
-TWO DIFFERENTIATED Handouts

*Ch. 1-3 – Creative Response Questions
The Giver - Ch. 1-3 Found Poem: Characterization of Jonas {CCSS Aligned}
-A Study of Author’s Craft & Characterization Exploration
-An ENRICHED Activity

*Ch. 1-4—Characterization of Jonas
-Using S.T.E.A.L. & in-text citations

*Ch.1-4—Quick Writes
-Comprehension, Inferential, & Analytical Questions

*Ch. 1-7—Analyzing Jonas’ Society
-Higher Order Thinking – Comparing Jonas’ Society to Ours
-An ENRICHED Activity

*Ch. 5-8 Quick Writes
-Comprehension, Inferential, & Analytical Questions

*Ch. 5-8 Receiver of Memory Attributes Graphic Organizer
-Identifying in-text citations

*Ch. 9-10 Book Banning Nonfiction Connections & Graphic Organizer

*Ch. 11 Read Aloud with Stop & Jot
-Includes PowerPoint

*Ch. 8-11—Jigsaw Activities
-High: Compare/contrast rule and laws
-Medium: Read book banning article and explore importance/role of books
*Use Ch. 9-10 Book Banning Nonfiction Connections
-Low: Discover and analyze the attributes of the Receiver of Memory
-Jigsaw Reflection Questions
- DIFFERENTIATED by Learning Process, Critical Thinking Skills

*Ch. 1-11— Higher Order Thinking Written Response

*Ch. 12-14 –Higher Order Thinking Activity
- Beyond the Obvious
-DIFFERENTIATED: Student Choice, Level of Difficulty

*Ch. 15 Importance of Memory Read Aloud & Creative Writing Activity
*Ch. 15—Expository Essay: Importance of Memories
-An ENRICHED Activity

*Ch. 15-17 Quick Writes
-Comprehension, Inferential, & Analytical Questions
*Ch. 15-17—“A Man” Poem Analysis
-Poetry Connections
-Includes Graphic Organizer
-An ENRICHED Activity

*Ch. 15-18 Cause & Effect of Memories Graphic Organizer
-Exploring Jonas as a Dynamic Character

*Ch. 19 - The Precision of Language & Euphemisms
-Graphic Organizer & Written Responses
*After Ch. 19—American Utopian Society Research Project
-An ENRICHED Activity
-Suggested Website: http://brbl-archive.library.yale.edu/exhibitions/utopia/index.html

*Ch. 20-23 Quick Writes
-Comprehension, Inferential, & Analytical Questions

*Ch. 23 Genetic Engineering Nonfiction Connections & Persuasive Essay
-Students will read two articles about Genetic Engineering. Then students will create an outline for a persuasive essay. Students will then use their resources and outline to write an essay.
-Includes Graphic Organizer

*Dystopian Genre Independent Study
-Expectations and Requirements
Total Pages
64
Answer Key
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The Giver - DIFFERENTIATED Lesson Bundle & Novel Study {CC
The Giver - DIFFERENTIATED Lesson Bundle & Novel Study {CC
The Giver - DIFFERENTIATED Lesson Bundle & Novel Study {CC
The Giver - DIFFERENTIATED Lesson Bundle & Novel Study {CC