This scene is important because this is when Jonas first see's colour. It conveys that this is the start of his journey, this is important because the rest of his world has no colour and Jonas starts to realise he is different to his friends.
Emotional War Game
When Jonas is assigned as the receiver of memory it shapes the story because this assignment has helped him learn the truth about his community. It also teaches him about his natural ability to see beyond!
His Father's Secret
This suspenseful moment in the story shows Jonas that there is much more in the world than just his community and shows he has much more to discover. but this is also a turning point for Jonas because he is also worried about the future memories and where they will take him.
The incident when Jonas cries because his friends are playing a war game is important because he realises his friends don't know about the past suffering. He also realises he is alone and the only person he can talk to is the giver.
When Jonas see's his Dad kill the baby twin it is a big wake up call to him, showing him that he has been lied to for his whole life and that he cannot believe anything people tell him except the giver.
This moment is very important because this is leading Jonas to his future as he left his community behind. It shows that it will be rough at the start for him and Gabriel, but it is promising.