Connecting The Giver to Non-Fiction (Lisa Jenkins, 6-8)

Lisa Jenkins

Lisa Jenkins is a National Board Certified Language Arts teacher and instructional coach at Newton Middle School in Littleton, Colorado.  Lisa uses Newsela in her classroom to integrate non-fiction into her fiction and writing units of study. Her exceptional lesson plan showcases her ability to make literature relevant to her students' everyday lives.


Students will write about and discuss fiction & non-fiction, while discovering similarities between the texts. 

Grade Level and Subject

 7th Grade, Language Arts


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