Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Activities

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Use the following activities after students have read ''Gathering Blue'' by Lois Lowry. Students will find these activities engaging while expanding their understanding of the story line, scenes and characters.

Gathering Blue Activities

Designed for 10 and up, Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry is a science fiction novel that follows Kira as she learners the secrets about her family. Middle and high school students will complete activities based on the characters and themes of the novel.

Honoring Katrina

Katrina's death had a profound impact on Kira, especially since her mother fought zealously to save her. In this activity, students will write an obituary about Katrina from Kira's perspective.

Materials

  • Computers with word processing software and internet connectivity
  • Printer or projector

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