After reading Lois Lowry’s The Giver students have a choice of completing one of two projects. Project 1 is to create a three-dimensional representation of Jonas’s community. Project two is writing Chapter 24 of the novel. All handouts are
Have students write an email to any author for a class novel or independent reading. Works well as an in-class assignment or an at-home project. Can be paired with a short presentation about writing effective emails. If access to student email
Students choose a poem that appeals to them and write about their personal reaction/response to the poem. All pages are editable.
Skills: finding a poem online; personal reflection writing; in-text citations; peer revising
Items included in the
A reading log for students in middle or high school.
Items included (all can be used as student handouts):
• Independent reading log with sample book
• Reminders for independent reading – can be edited to fit your personal requirements