Use this guide to the dystopian novel The Giver to help students unravel its complex questions about the relationship between memories, identity, and the future.
Listening to students’ reactions—noting their interests, questions, and misconceptions—will inform your decisions about how to debrief their viewing of Reporter. What issues that the film raises are relevant to your curriculum? What skills would you like students to practice?
For National Poetry Month, introduce students to spoken word poetry and explore its power to give voice to issues that impact our communities.