Day 5

Catching Fire Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Spin Doctors

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    To understand the process of generating propaganda and "spinning" a story

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.6

    Structure:

    Divide the students into two teams.

    One team will function as the government of Panem, the Capitol. The other is the rebel force. Each team is responsible for creating propaganda to discredit the other.

    Take an event that occurs in the books, such as:

    -The destruction of the Hob in District 12

    -The re-reaping of Katniss and Peeta

    -The riot in District 8

    Each team is responsible for a poster, a slogan, and a press release. For example, a press...

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