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Witness the power that love for family has with one girl's sacrifice and struggle to survive. Test student comprehension of key vocabulary words found in the story. Students start by looking inward and identifying any skills they possess that could help provide for their family if needed. Put the events from the story in the order that they happened when Katniss and Peeta are introduced to the Capitol. Describe how Katniss treats Peeta after the interview and explain her motivations behind it. Predict the relationships Katniss will have with Peeta and Gale after she returns to District 12. Students design their own symbol for Peeta, similar to the mockingjay for Katniss. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel: The Hunger Games is a story about a dystopian society and a young girl's sacrifice to keep her family safe. Told from the perspective of 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen, the story takes place in a post-apocalyptic nation called Panem. The nation consists of a rich Capitol and 12 surrounding poor districts. Every year, an event known as The Hunger Games is held. One boy and one girl from each district is selected by lottery to compete in the battle to the death, with only one person standing. The story begins in District 12, where the lottery chooses Primrose to compete. In an effort to protect her sister, Katniss volunteers, taking her place. The story then follows Katniss as she journeys to the Capitol and enters the Hunger Games.