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The Giver: Summary, Characters, Themes & Author

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What occupation is Jonas assigned during the Ceremony of Twelve?

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1. How does The Giver transfer memories?

2. Why does Jonas feel he has to leave the society?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Want to check your knowledge of Lois Lowry's famous book, The Giver? It doesn't matter if you've read the book a hundred times or have just glanced at our attached lesson. Our interactive quiz has been designed to improve your comprehension of the plot of The Giver, no matter your exposure to the book.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz will help you learn about following plot points of The Giver:

  • Ceremony of Twelve
  • Jonas's interactions with the Giver
  • The role of emotions and memories
  • The existence of 'Elsewhere'

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Giver
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the book's protagonist and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the plot and theme of the book

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson on the The Giver will prepare you to:

  • Name the book's main characters and their motivations
  • Discuss its theme of the importance of emotions
  • Describe Lois Lowry's upbringing and common themes in her writing
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