A summer reading project report on the giver a book by lois lowry

As Jonas receives memories from the Giver—memories of pleasure and pain, of bright colors and extreme cold and warm sun, of excitement and terror and hunger and love—he realizes how bland and empty life in his community really is.

Matty is confused because he has nothing to trade. Although these traits are rare in the community in which he lives, they make him perfect for the role of Receiver.

This gripping and provocative Newbery Award-winning novel keeps readers turning the pages and exploring the special qualities that make us each human. However, Forest has had a mysterious kinship with Matty, always allowing Matty to pass through unscathed and even providing food by way of fish and berries.

They become active in the resistance movement, helping to smuggle targeted groups of people to safety. There was plenty of action and suspense to keep you on the edge of your seat, but nothing too terrifying or gory for children.

Together, Jonas and the Giver come up with a plan that will change their world forever. The only way to make this happen is for Jonas to leave the Community, at which time the memories he has been given will flood back into the people, as did the relatively few memories Rosemary had been given.

He heads for Elsewhere with the baby Gabriel. When Jonas turns twelve, he is assigned the special role of Receiver of Memories.

The Giver tells Jonas about the girl who had been designated the new Receiver ten years before. Matty insists on attending and Seer eventually agrees but asks Matty to promise not to trade anything.

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Jonas then becomes attached to the baby. Using his ability to "see beyond," a gift that he does not quite understand, he finds a sled waiting for him at the top of a snowy hill.

Mary Lou's summer journal -- which she begins grudgingly as a dreaded assignment for school -- becomes a hilarious chronicle of the circle of people and events that make her summer. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver of Memory does he begin to understand the dark, complex secrets behind his fragile community.

When their children are grown, family units dissolve and adults live together with Childless Adults until they are too old to function in the society. When her small hometown in Arkansas becomes the site of a camp housing German prisoners during World War II, Patty learns what it means to open her heart.

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I highly recommend this book to everyone. Jonas wants the Giver to escape with him, but the Giver insists that he will be needed to help the people manage the memories, or they will destroy themselves.

Citizens can apply for and be assigned compatible spouses, and each couple is assigned exactly two children each.

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He and Gabriel ride the sled down towards a house filled with colored lights and warmth and love and a Christmas tree, and for the first time he hears something he believes must be music.

The Giver will make it appear as if Jonas drowned in the river so that the search for him will be limited. The first memory he receives is of an exhilarating sled ride.

I was incredibly impressed by the way the author was able to craft a story that appealed to such a broad audience. Some were graphic and shocking in their descriptions of the horre See more of my reviews at www. Even color has been surrendered, and the Giver shows Jonas a rainbow.

This time, however, he won't be alone: He is a pleasure during the day, however, and Jonas becomes attached to him. Be prepared for a few pop quizzes for reading comprehension! She and her family helped rescue her best friend, Ellen Rosen, and her family. When Gabriel is in danger of being released, the Giver reveals to Jonas that release is the same as death.

Table of Contents Plot Overview The giver is written from the point of view of Jonas, an eleven-year-old boy living in a futuristic society that has eliminated all pain, fear, war, and hatred. This is the kind of book that makes you reevaluate your values and what you consider important in life.The Giver by Lois Lowry 8th Grade Summer Reading Study Guide Answer on looseleaf paper.

This study guide will be turned in to your reading teacher on the first day of school. Chapter 1 and 2 What do Jonas and The Giver plan to change the society in the book? Chapter Number the Stars by Lois Lowry is a book I read years ago.

It's historical fiction but highlights the horror of WWII. It's a meaningful story that demonstrates what friends will do for each other when in need/5(K).

The Giver by Lois Lowry {Lauren Conrad's Summer Reading List} One of my favorite books in high school now it's a movie! Here’s an adaptation that will allow many viewers to draw comparisons to the text; The Giver by Lois Lowry is still taught on some middle school syllabi.

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You will read two books for the required summer reading. One book is assigned and the other will be good to complete your Book Report early on, and reading your Assigned novel later in the summer means the The Giver Lois Lowry The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe.

book A Summer to Die, written by Lois was a retold story of the early death of her sister and major book she wrote that became a huge success. The Giver, along with Gathering Blue and.

The Giver by Lois Lowry final project Find this Pin and more on Lois Lowry by Roxie Tucker. See more This is an interview with Lois Lowry on her book, The Giver. includes: people's opinions on the book, details about the book, etc.

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