The Giver Introduction Presentation - Discussion, Lois Lowry Biography, Context

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The Giver introduction presentation includes absolutely everything you need to introduce the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry to your students. This interactive PowerPoint presentation includes pre-reading discussion questions, an interactive class activity, a biography of Lois Lowry, a fun review quiz, novel context and reception, and background information on the novel.

Included in The Giver introduction presentation: 

➡️ This 16-slide PowerPoint presentation is the perfect way of introducing The Giver to your students. The slides will provide students with the background information they need before they begin reading. Included in the presentation: 

  • Pre-reading group discussion questions to help students make text-to-self connections.
  • Agree or Disagree class activity where students stand or sit based on if they agree or disagree with prompts that relate to themes that emerge in The Giver.
  • Novel title and cover analysis
  • A detailed biography of Lois Lowry, author of The Giver.
  • A quiz within the slideshow about Lowry to check student attention and comprehension.
  • Background information on the novel.
  • Context information to understand the reason behind Lowry's choices in the novel and historical context to understand how themes in the novel were shaped by societal issues at the time.
  • and more!

Using The Giver introduction presentation in your classroom

Use this presentation as a way of introducing The Giver intentionally to prepare students for reading. Students will be provided opportunities for classroom discussion, forming and justifying an opinion, and understanding important contexts (historical, author).

What teachers are saying about The Giver introduction presentation:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This was an excellent resource to provide background information to my students prior to reading The Giver. It gave them a great context to view the events of the novel through.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ We had SUCH a good discussion with the pre-reading questions. It was very informative and really help to set the mood for the beginning of the novel.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I loved this resource so much that I actually just went ahead and bought the whole bundle for The Giver. Excellent introduction that introduces the book to students who might need some background info.

>>>This resource is included in my unit plan for the novel!

➡️ The Giver Unit Plan

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