May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

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May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

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  1. 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 1 - 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 dead 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…
  2. Essential Question(s):

    Slide 2 - 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
  3. Vocabulary

    Slide 3 - Vocabulary

    • Let’s review our vocab terms, class!
    • Theme
    • Identity
    • Alienation
  4. Quick Review

    Slide 4 - Quick Review

    • 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
  5. Review Identity

    Slide 5 - Review Identity

    • What is identity?
    • A person’s thoughts or feelings about themselves.
    • What can influence or affect someone’s identity?
    • Race
    • Class
    • Religion
    • Personal Experiences
    • Gender
    • Physical Appearance
  6. Review Individual vs. Group Identity

    Slide 6 - Review Individual vs. Group Identity

    • 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.
    • White
    • Girls
    • Black
    • Boys
    • Hispanic
    • Christian
    • Muslim
    • Rich
    • Poor
  7. In The Hunger Games people are identified by districts, which alienates them from the Capitol (all powerful and ruling government).

    Slide 7 - In The Hunger Games people are identified by districts, which alienates them from the Capitol (all powerful and ruling government).

    • What is alienation?
    • Alienation-isolated or separated from a person or group of people
    • The Hunger Games
    • Personal Experiences
    • Race
    • Class
    • Religion
    • Physical Appearance
    • Gender
  8. How does one become alienated?

    Slide 8 - How does one become alienated?

    • Is alienation caused by internal (yourself) or external (others) factors?
    • Can there be positive consequences of alienation?
    • Alienation
  9. Reflection

    Slide 9 - Reflection

    • Have you ever been alienated from a group of people? Why and how did it make you feel?
    • Have you ever alienated someone from your group of friends? Why and how did it make you feel?
  10. What to Expect Each Week

    Slide 10 - What to Expect Each Week

    • Discussion question
    • Vocab/Grammar practice
    • Reading assignment
    • Read aloud
    • Reading journal
    • Extra credit opportunity
    • Chapter quiz (MC, T/F, and writing)
    • Let’s check it out!
  11. Summary

    Slide 11 - Summary

    • We’ll be exploring the theme of alienation
    • How does one become alienated?
    • Is alienation caused by internal (yourself) or external (others) factors?
    • Can there be positive consequences of alienation?
  12. Review and understand The Hunger Games unit

    Slide 12 - Review and understand The Hunger Games unit

    • Understand the theme of alienation
    • Review ObjectivesCan you do it?
  13. Dig Deeper

    Slide 13 - Dig Deeper

    • Check out this site to see if you’d survive the Hunger Games!
    • http://www.nerdtests.com/mq/uttake.php?id=82500
  14. What’s Next?

    Slide 14 - What’s Next?

    • Want some new strategies that will help you become a better reader?