Wow...I didn't realize I had not kept up with this page. I'm so sorry.
We are very close to the end of the book and will finish it the week after Thanksgiving.
This coming week we will look at the characters of Jonas and Giver. There will be a project involving the characters.
We will also be
Thursday and Friday information is here because I will be gone for the wedding.
You are going to continue reading The Giver. Your worksheet over Chapters 1-4 will be due on Friday. The assignment for Friday will be a worksheet about Symbols and Symbolism. If you are paying attention while you read and taking notes, you will have no problems. You are also to design a personal symbol. How do you see yourself? What represents you as you are today? Think about those things and design (or make) your personal symbol. Do NOT draw something on a piece of notebook paper!
All the worksheets are available in The Giver folder on Edmodo.
Have fun, enjoy the book, and be good!!
The anticipation guide is done... The questions are asked... Tomorrow we start the book!
Today we watched the short video 2081 based on Kurt Vonnegut's book, Harrison Bergeron. It was a great segue into our novel, The Giver, by Lois Lowry. Is there such a thing as utopia? Should there be a place like that? Great conversations to ensue based on this book.
Assignment: Complete the worksheet, "Author Biography - Lois Lowry" (front and back) A copy can be found in the folder for The Giver on Edmodo.