Day 5

The Hunger Games Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Hollywood Games Part I: Women in Media

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project

    Objective:

    Examine the differences between movie-Katniss and book-Katniss.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.8

    Structure:

    Now that you have finished reading the novel, assign students to watch the 2012 Hunger Games movie, either as a class or as a homework assignment. Encourage students to look for similarities and differences between the film and the text. You may want to ask students to take notes as they watch.

    As a class, discuss students' impressions of the film vs. the text. What critical plot or character details have been altered, and why?...

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