The Giver-Utopia


Before students read The Giver, students will be given the opportunity to create their own Utopian community. First they will learn what Utopia means. Then they will work in groups in a Wiki or through google docs to create their community. They will end the lesson by reading accounts of others who actually tried creating Utopian communities and write a paper on the communities.  

Learning Targets: 
Students will understand what Utopia means.
Students will create the rules and regulations for an Utopian society.
Students will read accounts of other Utopian societies. .
Students will analyze whether or not a society like that could work.
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Creative Commons Licence
Common Core Language Arts