Teacher Guide

The Hunger Games Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    To understand the underlying themes of oppression and resistance in The Hunger Games, and consider them in the context of current events.

  2. 2

    To trace Katniss's development as a heroine and a narrator, and to think about how she is shaped by the harsh society she lives in.

  3. 3

    To identify the many different ways in which characters all levels of privilege resist the oppression of the Capitol.

  4. 4

    To trace the role of media and design in the text.

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