Day 1

The Hunger Games Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Choosing Tributes

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion


    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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