Students will explore the implications of a society where personal freedom is eliminated for the benefit of all. Through the use of provocative questions, studies in contemporary issues in their school and nation, and reading of The Giver students will come to terms with their own understanding of this essential question: How much should a government be able to control your individual rights for the benefit of the society? Other essential questions include: Could something intended for the good of society really be bad? What makes an ideal society?Repository CitationGarza, Melissa, "The Giver" (2005). Understanding by Design: Complete Collection. Paper 3.http://digitalcommons.trinity.edu/educ_understandings/3Creative Commons LicenseThis work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License.


  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2.3, as of 2016-04-28.

Component Ratings:

Standards Alignment: 3
Subject Matter: 3
Support Steaching: 2
Assessments Quality: 2
Instructional Quality: 1
Deeper Learning: 3

Reviewer Comments:

Standards Alignment: Content standards are aligned in Reading and Writing.
Subject Matter: Excellent resource including desired results, assessment evidence and learning activities sequence.
Support Steaching: While a strong outline and framework are provided, some materials will have to be created by the teacher, both to support general learning as well as to differentiate.

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