The Giver Lesson Plans and Activities

Mr. Jonas reached the opposite side of the school courtyard, stopped briefly, and looked back. The classroom where his entire career had been lived lay behind him now, sleeping. At dawn, the orderly, disciplined lesson plans he had always known would continue again, without him. The lesson plans where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. […]

The Giver Movie Lesson Plan

Let’s be honest: The Giver movie isn’t very good. So what. Kids want to watch it. You could use a break. And with this assignment, you can make it a worthwhile learning activity. The Giver Movie Lesson Plan As you know, I would never encourage my colleagues to show a movie without having a legitimate […]

Dystopian Literature: The Giver Lesson Plans for Middle School (or High School)

It was almost December, and Mr. Jonas was beginning to be frightened. “No. Wrong word,” Mr Jonas thought. Frightened meant that deep, sickening feeling of something terrible about to happen. Frightened was the way he had felt a year ago when an unidentified administrator had popped in to his classroom twice. If only he had really good Giver […]