Engage students in a classroom discussion about The Messenger, Lois Lowry's companion novel to the Newbery Award winner The Giver. The questions, cross-currricular activities, and writing assignments in this educator's guide correlate to Common Core State Standards in English Language Arts. Students will explore the use of figurative language, reenact the Village meeting, write lyrics for an anthem, and study vocabulary from the text.
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