Day 1

Catching Fire Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Map-Making

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    To create a firmer idea of the world of Panem

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5

    Structure:

    Working together as a group, have a class discussion about the different Districts. Discuss some of the clues given in the text — for example, the students will know that District 12's industry is mining, and you can offer more information, such as that District 7's industry is lumber and District 4's is fishing.

    Divide the class into teams, each working with digital photo editing software. Ask them to create a map of Panem, dividing the modern-day American continent into Districts...

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