If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to understand the themes of inequality and revolution that pervade Catching Fire.
Students will be able to discuss the role of gender in the relationships of Catching Fire.
Students will gain an understanding of the history and culture of the novel's world.
Students will be able to analyze the author's writing style, including recognition of classical allusions and social commentary.