Hunger Games

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The Hunger Games: Complete Novel Study with Questions and Activities

SUBJECT: English, Language Arts, Novel Study
LEVEL: Middle School


This package provides students with everything they need to complete a Novel Study on The Hunger Games! A complete unit!!! Simply print and teach!!!

All activities are classroom tested and include creative handouts, information sheets, detailed instructions, templates, and rubrics! With 64 pages, there is a lot of great work here to keep you and your students totally engaged!

This creative and engaging package includes the following:

-Vocabulary Words: A complete set of vocabulary words for the novel. All words are broken down into chapter sections, and formatted to help save on photocopying!

-Comprehension Questions: A complete set of comprehension questions for each of the 27 chapters of the novel.

-Capital Creature Mini Foldable Book: Students use the included templates to create illustrated mini flip books describing creatures from the capital. A great reference tool!

-Capital Vs. District 12 Venn Diagram: A Venn diagram is included, for students to use to compare and contrast District 12 and the Capital.

-District 12 Library Pocket Foldable: Students create a library pocket style foldable describing the setting of District 12. Students cut out, fold, and glue the library pocket together. Students then describe the setting of district 12 on the included lined paper sheet, and insert the sheet into the library pocket. The square titled “district 12” gets glued on the front, with a student illustration of the district. Students love this activity because it is hands on and different. Teachers love this activity because the completed library pockets are both beautiful and informative.

-Katniss Before and After Template: Students use this template to illustrate the describe Katniss before and after her makeover at the Capital. A great way for students to pull details from text, as they record details about how dirty Kaniss from District Twelve transforms into “The Girl on Fire” after her makeover with Cinna.

-Elements of Literature Notes: No novel study is complete without information on the Elements of Literature. Several pages of information relating to each element (conflict, foreshadowing, etc.) are organized into an easy to read table. A blank student version is included. These notes can be applied to ANY novel or short story!

-Create Your Own Action Figure and Play Set: Students imagine that they work for a toy company, and choose a character and scene from the novel and to create their own action figure and play set. This worksheet can be used with ANY novel or short story!

-5Ws Live News Broadcast: Students create a news broadcast presentation on the novel, and present it to the class. Students must reflect back on the novel and answer the 5W’s of Who, What, Where, When, and Why. A great way to reflect on key scenes!

-Character Cube Project: Students create 3D cubes with information and illustrations about characters from the novel. Completed cubes can be hung from the classroom roof, or stacked to make an eye-catching classroom display!

-Character Descriptions: Students choose a character from the novel and use the provided space to illustrate and describe them. A great way for students to practice pulling details from text.

-What Would Your Character Do?: Students choose a character from the novel and answer a set of “What If…?” questions. This activity really gets students thinking “outside of the box”!

-Response Journal Starters: A page full of journal starters to go along with the novel. These can be used as pre-reading activities, chapter reflection, bonus activities, etc. A great way for students to reflect on their reading!

-Illustrated Plot Diagram Project: Use this for a final project for the unit! Students create a full color plot diagram, complete with illustrations from the story. An example template is included!!! This project is a great way to review key events from the novel, and make gorgeous wall displays!

-Character Table: A fun activity for students to complete as they read the novel. As they read, students record detailed information about each character on the provided table. Students are also required to draw a picture of each character. A great way for students to focus on specific character traits. This also helps students to keep all of the different characters straight!

-Direct and Indirect Individual Characterization Chart: Students learn about direct and indirect presentation, and use that information to complete a chart on a character from the novel
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Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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