Symbols in The Giver


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What is a symbol?

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1. What does Gabriel symbolize in The Giver?

2. In The Giver, Jonas's journey through memories is symbolized by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are important symbols in the novel, The Giver. Using this quiz and worksheet, you can see what you know about these symbols and their significance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these materials to discover how much you know about:

  • Definition of a symbol
  • What Gabriel symbolizes
  • Symbolization of Jonas's journey through memories
  • Symbol of the river

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you can pick out important details form the literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the river and its symbol in The Giver
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different symbols that are within this novel

Additional Learning

Keep learning about this topic using the lesson called Symbols in The Giver. It can help you cover these objectives:

  • Examine the significance of the sled
  • Understand why the river is important in The Giver
  • Determine why the author uses symbols in this novel