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92 resources with the concept lois lowry

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"The Giver" by Lois Lowry

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Pupils read the novel, "The Giver", and test their comprehension through the game Jeopardy. Then students research individual rights of different cultures and write a summary of their findings. Pupils develop a personal timeline of...
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Number the Stars-Figurative Language

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read the novel Number The Stars by Lois Lowry with focus on figurative language. They create a Word Document and then use Paint to demonstrate their knowledge of similes and metaphors from the text of the novel Number the...
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Planet Book Club: Number the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Planning a novel study of Lois Lowry's Number the Stars? Then look no further. A 16-lesson unit guides students through a reading of this awarding-winning novel. Complete with a synopsis of the novel, analysis of its literary themes,...
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Community Map of The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read "The Giver" after finishing the unit on inventions and inventors. Using the information in the novel, they develop a geographic map illustrating the community in the story. They identify human and physical features and...
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Humanity's Quest for Utopia in History and Literature

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders conduct discussions about The Giver in Literature Circles. They find intriguing passages and share them; make connections to life or other literature; and illustrate an idea from the reading artistically or graphically.
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The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read the novel The Giver and complete six tasks. They identify vocabulary that they did not recongize, create a different ending for the book, produce character cards and pick important events and objects from the novel.
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The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students read the novel, The Giver and complete six tasks associated with the book. They locate vocabulary they were unfamiliar with, create an alternate ending to the book, produce character cards and identify characters and objects.
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What's the Story?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write a group continuation story after reading the novel, The Giver. They write a continuation of the story of Jonas' and Gabe's adventures in Elsewhere, then share their story with the class.
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Number the Stars

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss book Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.
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The Giver (Middle, Literature)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write down what emotions are evoked by different colors of construction paper. They discuss what they and other students have written. They use this concept to discuss why the community in The Giver is devoid of color.
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The Giver

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers make predictions about the novel The Giver.  For this reading comprehension lesson students read and discuss the title and cover of the novel.  Middle schoolers will then complete a graphic organizer to structure their...
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Point of View in Number the Stars

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this reading worksheet, learners discuss the third person point of view in Lois Lowry's novel Number the Stars. Students write their own version of one of 7 events from the point of view of the character given.
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Word Search: The Giver

For Students 5th
In this word search worksheet students are asked to find vocabulary corresponding to the book "The Giver." Twenty words are hidden in the puzzle which is shaped like a key and a handbag.
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Project Utopia

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders analyze the Project Utopia for use in conjunction with the novel, "The Giver." Each student uses Microsoft Publisher to create a pamphlet that promotes their own personal utopia. They explore the various aspects of living...
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The Giver: Reality or Fiction?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders read "The Giver" and compare individual rights from four countries by analyzing statistics. They use examples from the book to support their opinions about the uniformity of nations. Students create spreadsheets based...
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Pre-Read for the Giver

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, using digital cameras and Microsoft Word, photograph places and items. They change the color and texture of the photos and reflect on the perceived differences and impact. Students get involved in Carousel Brainstorming...
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Response to Literature: Feelings About the Book

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read chapter 17 in the story NUMBER THE STARS and think about the author's purpose for writing the book. They are encouraged to share with the class their personal reactions to the story.
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Planning an Argument

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students evaluate decisions made in the novel The Giver. Students use a Think Pair Share handout to help them write an argumentative essay. Then students write the essay.
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The Giver

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students read and analyze the novel, 'The Giver.' They classify activities in an activity regarding freedom of choice, create a list of rules, conduct a debate, write a skit, and write an essay on genetic engineering or utopian societies.
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Number the Stars

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students work in small groups to define words of war and relate them to occupation and resistance. Words such as surrender, sabotage, persecution, swastika, relocation, rationing, and curfew are discussed and defined.