Another Eleven, Benjamin, chose to spend nearly all of his volunteer hours helping injured people heal and helping develop treatments. Because of this, there are rumors the Elders will assign him to the Rehabilitation Center.
What did Jonas do for his volunteer hours?
Jonas enjoys volunteer hours because they are less regulated than other hours of his day—he gets to choose where he spends them. He volunteers at a variety of places, enjoying the different experiences, and has no idea what his Assignment will be.
Why does Jonas spend most of his volunteer hours at multiple places instead of just one place?
Jonas volunteers in many different places around the community instead of gravitating toward one role. He evidently enjoys the rare opportunity to choose how to spend his time and appreciates the freedom to experience the different roles.
Why doesn’t Jonas spend his volunteer hours with Asher?
Why doesn’t Jonas typically spend his volunteer hours with Asher? The elders forbid best friends to spend their hours together. Asher lives too far away from Jonas. The elders suggested that they spend some time apart from each other.
Why did all children in the 8/11 range get to choose where they spent their volunteer hours?
They begin their volunteer hours by selecting an area of service where they would like to give their time. Despite the pretense of free will that is offered up in this choice, these hours serve as a “test run” for their future career within the Community.
Why did Larissa chortle with laughter and hoot at Jonas’s words the giver?
In Ch. 4, why did Larissa “chortle with laughter” and “hoot” at Jonas’s words words? … They were laughing because their parents had said the same thing about bathing the old. They were laughing because they enjoyed working in the House of the Old.
Who did Larissa think lived a boring life?
Roberto, who had a respectable life serving the community, had a fascinating release ceremony in Larissa’s opinion, but for Edna, who was a lowly Birthmother, the ceremony was boring.
Why did Lily’s mom say she should not want to be a birthmother in the giver?
Lily’s mom doesn’t want lily to become a a birthmother because you don’t get much recognition for being one. Also, you only get to give birth for 3 years then you become aa labourer. At what age do children in the community begin thier volunteering hours.
Why is Lily anxious at 10?
Why is Lily anxious to turn 10? She can cut her hair and will not have to wear ribbons. The wind whistled as Jonas sped by on his bike. What type of figurative language is being used?
What is the first lie Jonas tells his parents?
The first time Jonas lies, he tells his parents that he understand that the word “love” is imprecise and should not be used in chapter 16. When Jonas is chosen as Receiver of Memory, he gets a list of instructions.
Where does Larissa say the old go when they are released the giver?
When an elderly person is released, they enter the room through a “special door.” Larissa, an elderly person, explains the process to Jonas. She also notes that the room is not large. The committee members seem to be the only people who know what happens in the Release Room.
What volunteer work did Asher Fiona and Jonas do together?
4-5 Who had an exiciting life? Chp. 4-5 What volunteer work did Asher, Fiona, and Jonas do together? Chp.
Did Larissa know exactly where Roberto?
Did Larissa know exactly where Roberto or anyone else went when they were released? No, she did not.
What similarities are there between the Newchildren and the old?
What similarities are there between the New children and the Old? They are both helpless, people can see them naked, and they have to be bathed by someone else.
At what age did everyone stop celebrating birthdays?
The Giver Chapters 1-2
|What was unusual about the number of children of any age in Jonas’s community?||there was always 50 children of each age|
|What rule had Father broken?||he looked up Gabe’s name|
|Who was the Receiver?||the most important Elder|
|At what age did everyone stop celebrating birthdays?||12|
Why does Jonas decide that apprehensive is a better word for his feeling than frightened?
He misread his navigational instructions and frightened the community. Why does Jonas decide that “apprehensive” is a better word for his feelings than “frightened”? He thinks it expresses more precisely how he feels. You just studied 25 terms!