The Giver: Reading Guide

Houghton Mifflin Books for Young Readers
Guide for classroom and discussion for The Giver by Lois Lowry.

Resource Information

Age Range
12 - 15
Grade Level
6th - 8th
Literacy Standards
Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.