Kind of Activity:
Examine the system by which tributes are chosen for the Hunger Games.
Common Core Standards:
As Katniss correctly observes, the poor are much more likely to be selected at random that the well-off, because poorer children often exchange additional entries for the necessary resources to feed themselves or their family. Discuss this system. You may ask your students the following questions:
- Is the tribute-selection process "fair"? Why or why not?
- Why are poor people more likely to be selected as tributes? Do you think the Capitol...
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