Viewing the Making Choices Scene from The Giver
Grades: 3 - 5

Video Description: View a short scene from the play, “The Giver.”

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: DLiterature-211**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • View the scene and have students respond to the theatrical elements they saw. What did they notice about the set? The lighting? The costumes? The characters? What did they like and/or not like about the scene? What did they see in the scene that might influence their own performance of a scene from a play?


*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.