Day 3

The Hunger Games Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    A Dead-End Career

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    To think critically about the life of a Career Tribute, and their role in the text.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.6

    Structure:

    Though Katniss comes from a District where competing in the Hunger Games is a subject of dread, some of the wealthier Districts have a very different attitude. These are the Careers: they train for years to compete in the arena, hoping to win fame and glory. Since the Careers come from Districts where there is no threat of poverty or starvation, the role of Tribute is always a voluntary one - no matter who is chosen in the lottery, some...

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