The Giver Chapter 1 Summary & Quotes


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It is almost December in chapter one of Lois Lowry's The Giver, and Jonas is trying to decide how he feels. What word does he finally decide accurately describes how he is feeling?

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1. During their nightly ritual 'telling of feelings' in chapter one of Lois Lowry's The Giver, Jonas's sister reveals she felt angry with a little boy that day. Why was she angry?

2. In chapter one of Lois Lowry's The Giver, we meet Jonas and his family. What is Father's job?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Chapter 1 of Lois Lowry's The Giver introduces the main characters and establishes the novel's setting. You'll be asked several questions about the characters and events from the chapter.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked questions about:

  • How Jonas feels in Chapter 1
  • Why Jonas's sister is angry
  • Father's job
  • Why Mother is frightened
  • What event will take place in December

Skills Practiced

You'll be tested on the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you're able to draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Giver Chapter 1
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Jonas's family
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characters' feelings from Chapter 1 and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this chapter, you can read the related lesson called The Giver Chapter 1 Summary & Quotes. This lesson covers several learning objectives, including:

  • Learn about Jonas's friend, Asher
  • Identify Mother's job
  • Understand the rules Jonas's community must abide by