Ana səhifə

1. How is Jonas treated by the secretary? With respect. She stood to welcome him


Yüklə 20.33 Kb.
tarix15.06.2016
ölçüsü20.33 Kb.
Chapter 10
1. How is Jonas treated by the secretary? With respect. She stood to welcome him.

What is different at the Receiver’s home? (whole chapter)



  • The door is locked

  • the furniture is luxurious

  • there are many books

  • the speaker can be turned off

3. What is the Giver’s job? The Giver holds the memories of the whole world. What must he give Jonas? He must transmit these memories to Jonas

Page 78, what does this mean: “I am so weighted with them.”? He is burdened by them. They are hard for him to support (memories of pain, suffering, war, love..)



Vocabulary - Chapters 11 to 15



  1. Foreshadowing an evil or disastrous future

  2. Upset

  3. Extremely tired; exhausted

  4. Make less intense; soothe

  5. Offensive strong bad smell




  1. Without color

  2. Without reason

  3. Energy and liveliness

  4. Awareness; sensitivity

  5. Unable to move; paralyzed




Choose the appropriate definition of the underlined words from the above list.
1. …he lay there in the fearsome stench for hours, listened to the men and animals die... p. 120

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition:_____e)__ Offensive strong bad smell

2. He found that he was often angry, now: irrationally angry at his groupmates,… p.99

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

  1. Definition:___g) Without reason




3. But he remained fretful at night, whimpering often, needing frequent attention. p.113

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: b) upset, fussy, agitated

4. It was not enough to assuage the pain that Jonas was beginning, now, to know. . p. 110

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

  1. Definition:d) Make less intense; soothe, relieve

5. …seen in an instant, the flash of brilliant color, but gone again, returning their flat and hueless shade. p.97

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: f) Without color

6. Sometimes it had seemed humorous to him. Sometimes it had seemed meaningful and important. Now it was ominous. p.113

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: a) Foreshadowing an evil, menacing or disastrous future


7…that they were satisfied with their lives which had none of the vibrance his own was taking on. p.99

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: h) Energy and liveliness


8. One of Jonas’s arms was immobilized with pain,… p.119

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: j) Unable to move; paralyzed

9. One part of his consciousness knew that he was still lying there, on the bed, in the Annex room. p.81

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: i) Awareness; sensitivity


10. He moved his shoulders around as if to ease away an aching sensation. He seemed terribly weary. p.87

Circle one: adjective verb noun adverb

Definition: c) Extremely tired; exhausted



Chapter 11
1. What is Jonas’ first memory? The memory of snow- downhill sled ride

2. What is Jonas’ reaction to the first memory? He’s surprised. What about the Giver? He’s exhausted but fells “lighter”.

3. What happened to snow? Disappeared because of Climate Control.

4. What is Jonas’ second memory? Sunshine (before Sameness and Climate Control)

5. What is Jonas’ third memory? Sunburn

6. What is Jonas’ title? The Receiver


Chapter 12
1. What is Jonas beginning to see? color

2. How does the Giver help him? Makes Jones recall the memory of the sled, then gives him the memory of a rainbow.

3. What happens to color in this community (vs. in memory)? People relinquished color when they relinquished sunshine (when they went to Sameness)

What is Jonas’ opinion of Sameness? His reaction is “We shouldn’t have!”


Chapter 13
1. What does Jonas think is unfair? What does he want? He wants to choose. He wants to decide.

What, according to Jonas and the Giver, is the benefit of sameness? It is safer.



  1. What memory does Jonas receive that makes him see the color red as blood? The hacking of an elephant’s tusks (poaching)

3. What happened to the memories 10 years ago when the previous Receiver failed? They were released into the community. How did it affect the community? It was chaos. They suffered for a while.

4. Why is a Receiver necessary in the community? To hold the memories and advise the committee about things they have not experienced before.


Chapter 14

  1. What memory does the Giver give Jonas for him to first feel physical pain? A sled ride on an icy slope. He suffers a broken leg.

  2. Why do Jonas and the Giver have to hold painful memories? It gives them wisdom (to advise).

  3. Why can’t everyone have memories to share? They don’t want pain. No burdens.




  1. What’s wrong with Gabriel? He is fretful at night.

5. How does Jonas get Gabriel to sleep? Transmits a memory of a sailboat.


Verilənlər bazası müəlliflik hüququ ilə müdafiə olunur ©kagiz.org 2016
rəhbərliyinə müraciət