Teacher Guide

Mockingjay Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

It is best for students to read and study Mockingjay after doing the same with the two previous books in the series, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, also by Suzanne Collins.

Consider other popular young adult serials from the late 20th and early 21st century, including J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter, Veronica Roth's Divergent, and Lauren Oliver's Delirium.

Consider other serials that explore societal trauma and its impact on young people in an imagined future, including Octavia Butler's Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents and Orson Scott Card's Ender's Game.

Also consider other books on warfare, youth, and trauma grounded in contemporary reality, such as The Things They...

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