Integrate grammar and writing into your novel study!
This 3 page handout guides students through the process of reading a passage, making observations, re-writing the paragraph using their own style, reviewing the author's original work, and then coming to a conclusion about sentence fluency.
Students gain a better understanding of an important plot point in The Giver while also analyzing writing style. (Chapters 8-9)
A 4 page teacher guide is also included to help with possible answers students might give and ideas for teachers to help students make connections.
Students could complete this activity individually, in small groups, or as a whole class.
Concepts that might be discussed - pronouns, verbs, conjunctions, mood, tone, sentence fluency