The Giver Activity - The House of the Old Elderly Treatment Novel Activity
The Giver The House of the Old Activity is creative classroom activity that allows students to examine how the elderly are treated in different cultures and how that relates to The Giver by Lois Lowry. In The Giver, the elderly are placed in The House of the Old and are eventually released from the community. Students will learn about how the elderly are treated in South Korea, Japan, North America, France, and in Mediterranean and Latin countries. Then, students will compare what they learn to Jonas' community.
Students will be greeted in the classroom by a colorful poster welcoming them to The House of the Old. Then, they participate in small group discussions with information cards that provide details about how the elderly are treated in different countries and cultures. Finally, they will complete the blank card to describe how the elderly are treated in The Giver.
➡️ Teacher Instructions: These detailed instructions will guide you through every element of how to successfully implement this activity in your classroom.
➡️ Classroom Poster: Welcome students with this eye-catching poster that will introduce them and hook them into the activity.
➡️ Informational Cards: This 5 information cards detail information about how the elderly are treated in South Korea, Japan, North America/The UK, France, and Latin and Mediterranean countries.
➡️ The Giver Blank Card: A blank card is provided for students to detail how the elderly are treated in The Giver in Jonas' community.
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