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The Giver Anticipation Guide | Pre-Reading Activity


This resource includes an Anticipation Guide for the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry.

An anticipation guide is a comprehension strategy that is used before reading to activate students’ prior knowledge and build curiosity about a new topic.

In this lesson, students will respond to several claims by indicating if they agree or disagree with that said statement.

Next, students will work collaboratively in groups to answer related discussion questions to further build anticipation about the novel before reading.

This lesson includes an after reading worksheet as well for students reassess their opinions after completing the novel.

This resource includes a PDF copy that is ready to print as well as a WORD DOCUMENT copy in case teachers would like to modify the assignment.