Hunger Games vs. Theseus and the Minotaur Lesson ~ Analysis & Activities

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Teaching The Hunger Games? This 12-pg packet of activities will have students reading the classic Greek myth Theseus and the Minotaur (Suzanne Collins' inspiration for her novel!), comparing and contrasting the story and characters with the Hunger Games

This package includes the following:

Teacher's Guide - Contains suggestions for each activity as well as a link to a video of author Suzanne Collins discussing the myth's influence on The Hunger Games

Theseus & The Minotaur Text - Full three page text of the classic myth

Analysis Questions - Three higher order thinking analysis questions that students must answer and cite evidence from the text

Hunger Games Comparison - A venn diagram and short response question to compare and contrast the two texts

Common Theme Analysis - Students will pick a common theme from classic Greek mythology and find evidence in both texts to support this shared theme

Choice of 2 Written Analysis - Students will write a formal written analysis of the two texts with choice of two prompts for differentiation

Written Analysis Grading Rubric - Quick, easy grade rubric for the written analysis

Answer Keys - Answer keys with sample responses are provided for each short response question

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Hunger Games vs. Theseus and the Minotaur Lesson ~ Analysi
Hunger Games vs. Theseus and the Minotaur Lesson ~ Analysi
Hunger Games vs. Theseus and the Minotaur Lesson ~ Analysi
Hunger Games vs. Theseus and the Minotaur Lesson ~ Analysi
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