Day 1

Mockingjay Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Why is Katniss unsure about whether to be the Mockingjay?

    She is still not sure that she feels entirely loyal to 13, and she knows that a violent revolution will end many more lives, even if it is ultimately successful. She's also uncertain about whether anything she might contribute to the cause would make enough of a difference—since she's been a tribute in the Hunger Games twice, she knows how much damage the Capitol can do, and seeing the remains of District 12 only leaves her more disturbed by their power. However, she also knows the Capitol to be cruel, violent, and controlling, in large part because of the way they destroyed her home, and so she wants to help the...

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