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11 11-13 intro to the giver


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11 11-13 intro to the giver

  1. 1. Beginning the Giver.notebook November 11, 2013 11/11/13 8th Grade Language Arts Agenda: Assignments: -Chapters 1-2 in The Giver (T) -Vocab Writing (F) 1. Independent Reading -Lit Presentation (F) 2. Work time on Lit Presentation -Comments on 2 students' responses (F) 3. Introduction to The Giver 1
  2. 2. Beginning the Giver.notebook November 11, 2013 True or False 1. An ideal community would not have any hunger or starvation. 2. An ideal community would not have any jealousy or competition. 3. An ideal community would not have any unemployment. 4. All children should have equal possessions and privileges at a certain age, regardless of the status of their families. 5. Families are much closer when they share feelings. 6. Life would be better and easier if we did not carry bad memories in our heads. 7. Overpopulation is such a problem that families should not be allowed to have more than two children. 8. There is no real need to learn about world history. 9. There is no real need to learn about one's own family history. 10. One's job or occupation in life should be a careful match of one's interests, talents, and skills. 2
  3. 3. Beginning the Giver.notebook November 11, 2013 The Village: Scene 1- Chapter 9- 37:50 Scene 2- Chapter 10- 41:43 Scene 3- Chapter 13 50:51 Scene 4- Chapter 16 1:02:22 Scene 5- Chapter 17- 1:05:52 Scene 6- Chapter 22- 1:30:38 3
  4. 4. Beginning the Giver.notebook November 11, 2013 Pre-Reading Questions After answering the questions on the handout, respond to one of these on the back. 1. Look at the picture on the front cover. What does it make you think about? What does the picture remind you of? 2. Imagine you could create a perfect world. How would it be different from the world you live in right now? How would it be the same? Imagine yourself living there and describe an ordinary day. 3. Do you have a grandparent or older person to whom you are close? What kind of stories have they told you? Write about one of the memories they have shared with you. 4. Describe one of your most precious memories. Include all the details of that day or moment that you remember. Try to relive the event as you write about it. 5. Write about a time in your life when things changed. Describe how you felt. 4
  5. 5. Beginning the Giver.notebook November 11, 2013 Read Chapters 1-2 for tomorrow...20 pages 5