Make learning fun and assess your students' reading comprehension for the novel, The Giver by Lois Lowry, with this activity that uses cooperative learning. Throughout this PowerPoint, teams of students recall characters, plot, symbolism, and other literary devices and elements to compete to shoot baskets into a trash can. There are 25 questions in total and they make a great review for formative or summative assessment.
Brain-based research shows that students often learn best when they can move, and this game motivates them with their love of sports. When you put your students in heterogeneous groups for a game with friendly competition, it is an excellent way to meet the needs of all of your students and reward them for their success. Students are sure to remember their reading of The Giver.
The Power Point includes slides with the rules, instructions for the teacher, and a key.
Game questions may be edited to fit the needs of your students.
If you and your students like this game, check out the other literature and grammar trashketball games in my store!
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