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The Giver Chapter 16 Review Game


The Giver Review Game for Chapter 16 is the perfect addition to any novel unit!

According to research, using games when teaching increases student participation, comprehension, as well as fostering emotional and social learning.

Today’s 21st- century student needs to be fully engaged in learning to gain knowledge and then apply it in meaningful ways. Many teachers find that traditional comprehension questions are not engaging and often do not reinforce understanding. Both teacher and student often find answering the traditional chapter questions tedious and uninteresting.   

Help your students fully engage with Lois Lowry’s “The Giver” by incorporating these short, fun games into your unit.  

The review game for chapter 16 includes 13 quality and varied questions that reinforce students’ understanding.  Questions asked are based on:  

❒ Symbolism

❒ Irony

❒ Foreshadow

❒ Literary elements

❒ Plot 

❒ Characters

❒ Themes

❒ Quotes

❒ Everything you would ask in traditional comprehension questions

Blast off to Mars by answering questions to review the chapter correctly.  Answer incorrectly, and you will get lost in space.  Everyone wins when they are learning and having fun!

The games created are interactive, engaging, and varied to maintain student interest. Each game includes a different theme with different challenges. Some games have game-show quiz-style questions, while others are like mini breakout rooms. Even better, the games require no preparation for the teacher. Other than an internet connection, nothing else is required! Merely share the game link with students, and they’re off to work independently. The games also inform students of the correct answer to all questions, so they will learn the necessary information before moving on to subsequent material.

Students can play these games as a group or individually. Create a class challenge to see who can complete the games in less time. The possibilities are endless! These games are also a great way to engage students in learning online.

The activities will take 5 to 10 minutes, depending on the game and the student’s abilities.

I love doing this activity at the beginning of my lessons to review the previous chapter, facilitating discussions and class activities.

The games can be played on any PC, laptop or tablet, Smartphone, Mac, or Chromebook. Anything that can access the internet can be used to access the games.  

You may also be interested in the following products:

❒ The Chrysalids Game Bundle

The Outsiders Game Bundle

❒ Check out my other Interactive Games

❒ Analyze This!

❒ Short Story Bundle

❒ I Have, Who Has? Game for Teaching Figurative Language & Poetry

❒ ELA Literature Study Unit

❒ Figurative Language & Poetic Devices Jeopardy

It’s teaching made easy!

Total Pages
13 questions and 1 game
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Let’s Write Sentences – Christmas {Ruled Lines}”

by Readable Creations
Kindergarten – 6th Grade

This free Christmas interactive writing pack includes a choice of three different writing pages (5 tabs, 2 tabs, and 1 tab), corresponding flaps, and a Christmas vocabulary page.
The interactive element of cutting and gluing the flap over the writing, then illustrating, adds more skills practice and fun to these writing activities.

You’re welcome to check out the other Interactive Writing Packs:
Let’s Write Sentences – Christmas {Dotted Lines} – free
Interactive Writing Pack – St. Patrick’s Day {Freebie}
Let’s Write Sentences – Fall – Halloween – Thanksgiving
Interactive Writing Pack – Winter
Interactive Writing Pack – Easter
Interactive Writing Pack – Spring
Interactive Writing Pack – Summer

Feel free to check out other Christmas Readable Creations:
Christmas Activity Sheets – Literacy and Math Fun for Grades 1 to 4 – free activity in the preview
Christmas Bookmarks and Certificates – free
Rhyming Word Fun Lists (K-4)
Foldable Christmas Book – Trace and Color (PreK-4)


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