Day 2

Catching Fire Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Inequality Awareness: Part 1

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    To draw connections between Panem and the real world

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1

    Structure:

    Divide students into groups. Assign each group a topic:

    -Poverty

    -Inequality

    -Lack of freedom of speech

    -Lack of freedom of movement

    -Lack of protection from threats of violence

    Each small group should discuss how those problems affect Panem, citing textual examples. How are the citizens of Panem unequal? Are they free to say and do what they want? How does the government impinge on their lives? Are they compensated fairly for work?

    After the discussion period is...

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