7TH GRADE ELA UNIT 1PERFORMANCE TASK Mil‟Kayla Thomas 10|24|12
JONAS• Jonas is selected to inherit the position of "Receiver of Memory," the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, in case they are ever needed to aid in decisions that others lack the experience to make.. He faces a dilemma: Should he stay with the community, his family living a shallow life without love, color, choices, and knowledge, or should he run away to where he can live a full life?
“The Giver,” JonasJons has to make adecision, choosing a life withoutcolor and knowledge or happyand full like full of lovingmemories. I think that Jonasmade the right choice in runningaway to a better opportunity. Iam personally glad, that he tookGabe with him to give him aopportunity at a early age.
“THE AMIGO BROTHERS”Flex and Antonio have been best friends for a while. They havebeen chosen to fight in a Champion Boxing Match. Even thoughthey both say that the match won‟t mess up theirfriendship, tension starts building up.
“The Amigo Brothers”Even though the two had to fightagainst one another, when thewinner was about to beannounced they both wereheading him. Soon, theyapologized to one anotherbecause they both got caught upin a selfish act to win.
“ZEBRA”• Adams‟s story starts off with a sad event. He crashed into a car, while doing his most favorite thing in the entire world, running. The doctors told that he would never run again.
“Zebra”Adam soon is invited to join hisfriends in the „Art Club‟ taughtby a Vietnam soldier named JohnWilson. During the classes, Adambecomes less depressed and moreand more fascinated with whatthe one armed man can do.
REFLECITONThroughout this story, all the characters were stuck between making onemistake and growing from it. The characters learned to be a better personthroughout their hard times whether they had two hands or one, one friendor none, and black & white or color.
WORK CITIED• Lowry, Louis The Giver U.S. Bantam Books 1993• Potok. C Zebra McDougal Literature Boston: M‟ Douglas Littell• Thomas, P. Amigo Brothers McDougal Literature Boston: M‟ Douglas Littell
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