Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot; provide an objective summary of the text.
Students will explore various themes present in The Giver by: Lois Lowry. Students cite textual evidence from within the novel that supports the development of each theme and end the lesson with a quiz that highlights theme development throughout the plot and among the characters.
Use the helpful handout to take notes over the themes presented in the slide-show and cite textual evidence that are examples of each theme explored in the novel. 2 citations of evidence per theme. Bring notes to class for further review/discussion.
Source: M.Trimble-2015 The Giver
Themes explained in The Giver by: Lois Lowry
Source: M. Trimble-2015