Day 2

Mockingjay Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Strange Things Did Happen Here

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will be able to understand the role that music history plays in writing and adaptation

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.8.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4

    Structure:

    Listen to the Lumineers' version of "The Hanging Tree," which was created for the 2014 film adaptation The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I. Then read Amelia Mason's 2014 article on the song's creation with the students:

    http://artery.wbur.org/2014/12/10/hunger-games-mockingjay

    Discuss the content of the article and the song. Does it sound like the students might have imagined it, based on reading the lyrics? Why would James...

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