Type:

Unit

Description:

This is a unit I developed on The Giver, by Lois Lowry.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

The Giver Lois Lowry Unit

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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Curriki Rating
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3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-12-05.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This comprehensive unit begins with a letter to students and parents explaining an extensive unit on Lois Lowry’s The Giver. Through reading The Giver, the students work will consist of looking at themes of social construction, socialization, coming of age, family and relationships, fairness, conformity and utopian visions. The unit continues with an explicit grading system, a general daily lesson plan for 30 days, many days of detailed lesson plans (which include the use of relevant news articles, as well as fables), various rubrics for oral and written presentations, graphic organizers, and a variety of other possible collateral readings of myths and fables. Throughout the unit, the students will read and engage in writing assignments, discussion assignments, and group work assignments. Class participation is a critical part of assessment.
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Janet Pinto
January 10, 2017
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