Theatre 15: Inside the Artist’s Studio: The Giver—Bringing the Characters to Life 1


Lois Lowry’s Newberry Medal winning novel The Giver continues to be read and loved by thousands of young people each year.  How do you take the vivid and compelling characters in The Giver and bring them to life in a stage adaptation? In this third of a series of four HEC-TV Live! programs focusing on the novel, students have the unique opportunity to meet the director and actors who are taking this classic story and bringing it to new life in their  production of Eric Coble’s stage adaptation.  View a scene from the production.  See elements of the set.  Meet director Carol North and members of the cast.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 72: The Giver--Bringing the Characters to Life Study Guide

Use this teacher tool in conjunction with the following Educate.Today videos: Theatre-15, Theatre-16.


Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.