I really liked the chapter response packet I used for The Hobbit, and the same seller, Joy Sexton, has one for The Giver as well, so I snatched it up and put it into a binder. You can find it here. The packet includes so much more than the response pages, but I am mainly using it for those.
I think my favorite line in the novel was probably Pain is not suffering, pain is not suffering, it does not achieve or destroy anything. It cannot it cannot be ‘used’. It cannot make anything happen. It cannot make anything happen because it isn’t there.
So my buddy, Sarah, is getting me hooked on The Giver and the other issue I’ve been having is that I can’t seem to sit and read this book in a calm and collected manner unless I am dead tired or have nothing better to do. I am beginning to think that my subconscious is competing with my conscious mind for whether I read or not while the latter is trying to pretend that I’m doing something else. Do you have any suggestions as to what might help?
I wanted to leave a positive comment before I start reading to you, though. I have been toying around with how I might “subtly” encourage you to read and comment in a calm manner. I know how you like it to be a bit crazy, so I wanted to I’ve been doing a bit of research into how to get people to calm down—really calm down. You might need a bit of an explanation. d2c66b5586