Day 2

The Hunger Games Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Stylist Subversion

    Kind of Activity:

    Artistic Response

    Objective:

    Consider the power of design in The Hunger Games.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.8, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.2

    Structure:

    Cinna plays a critical role in Katniss's appeal to sponsors and, therefore, to her success in the Games themselves. Cinna's job is to make Katniss look memorable, and he does so by making her seem both beautiful and a little bit dangerous. In doing so, he participates in active subversion of the Capitol's agenda. As a tribute, Katniss is supposed to be a victim without individuality, and her death is supposed to be meaningless entertainment. But Cinna treats Katniss...

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