The Hunger Games-Lesson 1-Intro to the novel

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The Hunger Games-Lesson 1-Intro to the novel

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  1. The Hunger Games

    Slide 1 - The Hunger Games

  2. In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

    Slide 2 - In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

    • Sixteen-year old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she steps forward to take her sister’s place in the Games. But Katniss has been close to death before-and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
    • May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor…
  3. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 4 - Essential Question(s):

    • How does one become alienated?
    • Is alienation caused by internal or external factors?
    • Can there be positive consequences of alienation?
    • By the end of the lesson, you should be able to:
    • Review and understand The Hunger Games unit
    • Understand the theme of alienation
    • State Standards
    • E08.A-K.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of key ideas and details in literature.
    • Student Terms: Understand main ideas and details when reading
    • Lesson Objectives
  4. Vocabulary

    Slide 5 - Vocabulary

    • Theme
    • Identity
    • Alienation
    • Let’s review our vocab terms, class!
  5. Theme: the lesson(s) we learn from a story.

    Slide 6 - Theme: the lesson(s) we learn from a story.

    • While reading The Hunger Games, we’ll be exploring the following themes:
    • Alienation
    • Identity
    • Class
    • Rebellion
    • The power of love
    • Quick Review
  6. What is identity?

    Slide 7 - What is identity?

    • A person’s thoughts or feelings about themselves.
    • What can influence or affect someone’s identity?
    • Review Identity
    • Race
    • Class
    • Religion
    • Personal Experiences
    • Gender
    • Physical Appearance
  7. What is the difference between individual and group identity?

    Slide 8 - What is the difference between individual and group identity?

    • Individual identity- how you characterize yourself
    • Group identity- When someone characterizes themselves based on a group of people with common traits or beliefs.
    • Review Individual vs. Group Identity
    • White
    • Girls
    • Black
    • Boys
    • Hispanic
    • Christian
    • Muslim
    • Rich
    • Poor