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Lesson 25: Determine Word Meanings and Their Connotations, Analyze How Incidents of Plot Impact Characters

teaches Common Core State Standards SL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/7/1
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/5
teaches Common Core State Standards L.7.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/L/7/4
teaches Common Core State Standards W.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.7.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/7/1

Lesson 25: Determine Word Meanings and Their Connotations, Analyze How Incidents of Plot Impact Characters

Students will read and discuss Chapter 18 of The Giver, and analyze Rosemary’s release and its impact on the community and The Giver.

A downloadable audio recording of The Giver is available here.

Additional Notes:

  • These lessons have you read Chapters 17–19 aloud as students follow along with a printed copy. The material in these chapters can be sensitive. This allows the teacher to handle any questions or comments with maturity.