The Giver: Reading Guide

Source: Houghton Mifflin Books for Young Readers

Guide for classroom and discussion for The Giver by Lois Lowry.

Resource Information

Age Range 12 - 15 years
Grade Level 6th - 8th
Literacy Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.3 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.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.1 Cite textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.6.2 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.