The Giver Worksheet Chapters 6 and 7
7th Grade English Literature
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1. Why doesn’t Gabe participate in the Naming Ceremony? What happens to him?
2. Describe the “Ceremony of Loss” and the “Murmur of Replacement” ceremonies.
3. What happened to the child called Caleb?
4. How is Release different from Loss?
5. When he was a child, why did Asher say “I want my smack?” What did he receive?
6. What assignment does Asher receive? Why is this appropriate for him?
7. What assignment does Fiona receive? Why is this appropriate for her?
8. What happens when it is Jonas’s turn to have his name called?
9. How is the “Ceremony of Loss” symbolic?
10. How does the community feel about strong feelings? (hint: think about Jonas’s parents’
reactions to the Stirrings and the community’s participation in The Ceremony of Loss.