Day 2

Mockingjay Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Discuss the propo-making process. Why are the propos important? Are they all good, or are they harmful as well? What do you think of the technique that Haymitch's interview and Cressida's directing skills have developed?

    Some students may believe, with Plutarch and the others, that the propos are an essential part of winning the rebellion; others may think that the damage they do to Katniss isn't worth the sacrifice. The technique that Haymitch suggested—putting Katniss into real situations related to the rebellion—and Cressida's skills at recording Katniss's natural behavior and eliciting responses from her combine to make what seem to be very powerful propos; one can...

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