Jonas and his family are sharing their feelings at the evening meal. Lily is angry because a visiting community had a child who had broke the playground rules. Their family discusses why she shouldn't be angry.
The ceremony is when everyone gets promoted to another year. Each year has some sort of special thing that accompanies it. All of the elevens get their assignments, and Jonas is the Receiver.
Jonas gets his first memory of pain from the Giver. He breaks his leg in the memory.
Gabriel is being taken away by Jonas because he was going to be released and Jonas had just learned about what release was.
When all hope seems lost Jonas finds a sled, hops on and sleds to the music down the hill.