In the novel The Giver, by Lois Lowry, Jonas lives in a community that reinforces the concept of "sameness". Everything including your spouse, children, and job are chosen for you by the committee. Jonas is assigned a very special job in the community, Receiver of Memory. He must store all of the memories of the world before sameness, no matter how painful. During his training, Jonas makes some very disturbing discoveries and is forced to make a very difficult decision. Choose two of the following prompts to write about...
There are five prompts for students to choose from.
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