Memories in The Giver


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What memories does the Receiver of Memory receive in The Giver?

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1. Why does the community need a Receiver of Memory in The Giver?

2. What is the first memory the Giver shares with Jonas in The Giver?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Memory is an important concept in The Giver. This quiz will ask you questions about the Receiver of Memory assignment as well as Jonas's experiences with memories.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Know what memories the Receiver of Memory gets
  • Determine why the community needs a Receiver of Memory
  • Identify the first memory The Giver shows Jonas
  • Assess what happens when the Receiver requests a release
  • Understand what Jonas looks for during his search for Elsewhere

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away the most important information from the related lesson on memories in The Giver
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained about why the community needs a Receiver of Memory
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about The Giver character to identify the memory he first shares with Jonas

Additional Learning

To learn more about the significance of memory from the novel, read the related lesson entitled Memories in The Giver. The lesson helps students:

  • Understand the Receiver of Memory's burden
  • Know who Jonas leaves with to find Elsewhere
  • Assess quotes from the novel pertaining to memory