The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Create the Front Cover of a Newspaper
Create the front cover of an imaginary newspaper that would be distributed to the community in the novel, The Giver. Include the characters, plot, theme, and setting in the stories that you write. Include photos and advertisements, just like a real newspaper. For example, one article can be about the Ceremony of Twelves, another article could be about Jonas's experience in the House of the Old, or an interview with Father regarding the care taking of Gabriel. Create...
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