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Ideas for Teaching The Hunger Games

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Pre-reading Discuss reality television shows, how they can be exploitive, and what they say about the participants and the viewers. Learn about wilderness survival with an internet scavenger hunt. Research dictatorships and oppressive regimes around the world. Look at other examples of post-apocalyptic film and literature. Setting Students draw and label a detailed map of […]

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Teaching Characterization in The Hunger Games

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Teaching Characterization in The Hunger Games Here are some notes and a task you can use when teaching characterization in The Hunger Games: Notes Characterization is the method through which an author reveals and develops the personalities of characters within a text. There are two categories (direct and indirect) and three types of characterization: 1. […]

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Teaching Conflict in The Hunger Games

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Teaching Conflict in The Hunger Games As one might guess, a book about teens forced to fight to the death on a nationally televised broadcast in an oppressive dystopia provides ample opportunity to teach conflict. Just about every character has both internal and external conflicts, and your students will want to talk about them, which […]

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Hunger Games Discussion Questions

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Chapter 1 Would you like to live in District 12?  Explain How is Panem an “oppressive” country? Do you think there are places like Panem on earth today? Chapter 2 Do you think Katniss’ anger towards her mother is justified? How might Katniss’ only previous encounter with Peeta affect her during the games? Chapter 3 […]

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Hunger Games Chapter Questions

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Chapter Questions for The Hunger Games Students are to answer these comprehension questions as they read the first five chapters of The Hunger Games. Chapter One Why does Buttercup hate Katniss? Why is District 12 surrounded by fences? How is Katniss’ mother different from other residents of the Seam? Why don’t Gale and Katniss run […]

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Teaching Theme in The Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games is a great novel to use when teaching theme. Because they are interested and invested in the story and its conflicts, students enjoy analyzing and discussing the novel’s messages bigger questions. I like to begin with a list of topics from The Hunger Games.  We make a master list on the board […]

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