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The Giver Novel Study: Digital + Printable Book Unit: Lois Lowry

Gay Miller
Grade Levels
6th - 8th
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290 Printable Pages + Activities for Google Slides + Digital Task Cards Hosted by Boom Learning +
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The Giver Novel Study contains lessons aligned to the Common Core Standards for grades 6 -8. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, constructed response questions, and skill lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of the The Giver Novel Study to determine which best fits your teaching needs and style. This is the full printable + Google Digital Resources version.

Version #1 -- The Giver Novel Study Google Digital + Boom Learning + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + interactive quizzes + Boom Learning Decks + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 -- The Giver Novel Study Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 -- The Giver Novel Study Abridged Printable Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

The digital resources include the following:

Digital Activities for Google Slides

Open-ended questions such as constructed response questions and skill lessons are provided through Google Slides Google Slide presentations include:

• 12 Constructed Writing Questions

• Editable Classroom Displays

• Language Arts Activities for Lessons 1-7

• For Lesson 1 - Context Clues Organizers

• For Lesson 1 - PowerPoints for Context Clues

• For Lesson 6 – PowerPoint for Hook Activity

• For Lesson 6 – Root Word Organizer

• For Lesson 7 - Types of Analogies Organizer

Digital Activities for Boom Learning

Multiple-choice, matching, etc. type questions are provided through Boom Learning. Vocabulary practice and comprehension quizzes have been created using Boom Learning. Boom Learning includes:

• Vocabulary/Comprehension (10 Decks)

• Prefixes Meaning Not

• Connotation

10 Online Quizzes

• Ten Comprehension Quizzes

The printable resource includes the following:


Option #1

• Ten Vocabulary Worksheets each focusing on one Word Vocabulary – These worksheets include pronunciation, definitions, and sample sentences from the text.

• Vocabulary Test

Option #2

• Vocabulary List (20 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12 page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test


• Ten Comprehension Quizzes

Each comprehension quiz has:

o multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters

o multiple choice higher level thinking questions such as context clues, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.


o Each chapter contains one Common Core correlated constructed response question. These questions contain graphic organizers to help students organize and plan a response.

• A Mini-Book for Detailing Story Elements from The Giver

Language Arts and Reading Skills

• Skill Practice aligned to the Common Core Standards – This practice includes graphic organizers, activities, printable worksheets, and card activities.

o Context Clues

o Reference Sources

o Prefixes

o Suffixes

o Root Words

o Analogies

o Connotation

Answer keys for each practice page is included.

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Total Pages
290 Printable Pages + Activities for Google Slides + Digital Task Cards Hosted by Boom Learning +
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Distinguish among the connotations (associations) of words with similar denotations (definitions) (e.g., bullheaded, willful, firm, persistent, resolute).
Use the relationship between particular words to better understand each of the words.
Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning or its part of speech.
Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., precede, recede, secede).


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