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1 Compare / Contrast How Birthdays Are Celebrated

2 Subject-by-Subject Jonas’s Society – Everyone celebrates their birthday on the same day, in December. – Everyone receives the same item. – Members of society don’t keep track of their age beyond 12. – The whole society gathers to celebrate. Our Society – People celebrate their birthdays on the anniversary of the day they were born. – People receive various items as gifts. – People keep track of their age from birth until death. – People may have a party with just friends or family, not necessarily the entire communtiy.

3 Contrast Paragraph In The Giver, Jonas’s Society celebrates birthdays much differently than our society does. For example, In Jonas’s society, every member celebrates his/her birthday on the same day in December. Jonas reflects, “He could remember the Decembers back to when he had become, well, probably a Four” (11). These ceremonies are celebrated for the children of Jonas’s society until they reach twelve years of age. As Jonas’s mother states, “After Twelve, age isn’t important” (17). Therefore, nobody in Jonas’s society celebrates a birthday beyond the twelfth year. In addition, while celebrating the ceremonies in December, every child in Jonas’s society receives the same item…

4 Feature-by-Feature Birthday Customs – Jonas’s society – Everyone celebrates their birthday on the same day, in December. – Our Society – People celebrate their birthdays on the anniversary of the day they were born. Birthday Customs – Jonas’s society – Everyone receives the same item. – Our Society - People receive various items as gifts. Birthday Customs – Jonas’s society – Members of society don’t keep track of their age beyond 12. – Our Society – People keep track of their age from birth until death.

5 Contrast Paragraph In The Giver, Jonas’s Society celebrates birthdays much differently than our society does. For example, In Jonas’s society, every member celebrates his/her birthday on the same day in December. Jonas reflects, “He could remember the Decembers back to when he had become, well, probably a Four” (11). However, in our society, every person celebrates his or her own birthday on the date of his/her own birthday. Also in Jonas’s society, the ceremonies are celebrated for children only until they reach twelve years of age. As Jonas’s mother states, “After Twelve, age isn’t important” (17). In contrast, people in our society celebrate their birthdays, or at least keep track of their age, until they pass away…

6 Your Turn! Create a Compare/Contrast essay for “How Families are Created” Rubric pts - Thesis statement 6 pts - 3 details for Jonas's Society 4 pts - 2 quotes included 2 pts - Proper parenthetical citations 6 pts - 3 details for our society = 20 points DUE WEDNESDAY 11/28


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