Table of Contents
- 1 Why do the adults have to take the pills the giver?
- 2 What was the purpose of the ritual telling of feelings What did you learn about the community from the discussion during this ritual?
- 3 Why didn’t Jonas do his work with Asher very often?
- 4 What do you need to know about adult learning?
- 5 How often do adults participate in adult education?
Why do the adults have to take the pills the giver?
Why must Jonas take pills? According to community rules, Jonas must take a pill to stop “the stirrings,” or the onset of sexual desire during puberty. Jonas’s mother gives him the pills after he talks about an erotic dream in which he wanted to bathe Fiona, which reveals Jonas’s burgeoning sexuality.
Why do Birthmothers hold such low status in the community the giver?
In The Giver, birthmothers hold such a low status in the community because they are considered unskilled laborers. So, they cannot claim the accomplishment of having raised productive adults for Jonas’s community.
What was the purpose of the ritual telling of feelings What did you learn about the community from the discussion during this ritual?
What did you learn about the community from the discussion during this ritual? The purpose is to relieve feelings of anger or worry and help each person return to a sense of calm. They only have the basic feelings, but they don’t really understand what they really mean.
Why did Jonas take the apple from the recreation center?
Jonas had taken the apple because, while playing catch with his friend Asher, he had noticed the apple change in a way he could not describe. On closer investigation, the apple remained the same shape, size, and nondescript shade as always, but then it would briefly change again, though Asher did not seem to notice.
Why didn’t Jonas do his work with Asher very often?
Jonas rode at a leisurely pace, glancing at the bikeports beside the buildings to see if he could spot Asher’s. He didn’t often do his volunteer hours with his friend because Asher frequently fooled around and made serious work a little difficult.
Why is the ceremony of 12 so important?
In The Giver, the Ceremony of Twelve is the most important ceremony in Jonas’s community because it is when the adolescent children are given their permanent assignments, which are their individually selected occupations. It is the last ceremony each year and is considered a rite of passage to becoming an adult.
What do you need to know about adult learning?
It is from Chapter 4 – A Dozen Things You Need to Know about Adult Learning, in the book, Teaching Adults: A Practical Guide for New Teachers, by Ralph G. Brocket. Jossey-Bass, San Francisco. © 2016 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.,
Why are so many young adults living with their parents?
The positive feelings between the generations seem to be grounded in the intimacy that comes with frequent interactions and knowledge of the little ups and downs of everyday life.
How often do adults participate in adult education?
Most Adults Are Actively Involved in Learning and Undertake at Least One Learning Project Every Year. The number of adults who participate in adult education is quite amazing. Recent U.S. government surveys estimate that about 45 percent of all adults participate in some type of course during a given year.
How often do adults take on learning projects?
When you include self-directed learning activities, some estimates suggest that nine out of ten adults take on at least one learning project a year. These adults come from nearly every segment of the population.