The Giver Chapter 9 Summary & Quotes


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Jonas has just learned what his job will be for the rest of his life. In chapter 9 of Lois Lowry's The Giver, we watch him begin to deal with what this new job means for him. What is the role for which Jonas has been selected?

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1. As he leaves the Auditorium in the beginning of chapter 9 in The Giver by Lois Lowry, how is Jonas feeling for the first time in his life?

2. Jonas is curious about the last person chosen to be Receiver in chapter 9 of The Giver by Lois Lowry. When he asks his parents, what does he learn about the former selection's name?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your understanding of chapter 9 in The Giver by using this quiz and worksheet combo. Quiz topics will discuss events found in chapter 9, including Jonas' new job and how he feels after leaving the Auditorium.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessments to check your understanding of the following information:

  • Contents of the folder that Jonas is given after receiving his job assignment
  • The surprising eighth rule of his new job
  • What Jonas learns about the name of the former Receiver

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information given about chapter 9 in The Giver from the lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding Jonas' new job
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the name of the prior Receiver

Additional Learning

To continue learning more about this chapter, review the lesson called The Giver Chapter 9 Summary & Quotes. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Examine Jonas' new job and the responsibilities attached to this position
  • Discuss the reaction of Jonas' parents when they find out what his new job is
  • Learn the rules of Jonas' job and his feelings about them