Mentor Sentences for Catching Fire

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Teach grammar through the beloved second book in The Hunger Games series, Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins. Print this packet and study grammar as your read using mentor sentences.

All activities have sentences from Catching Fire, with instructions on how to analyze word use and choice while reading. Students study grammar by analyzing and applying grammatical terms to sentences pulled from a novel. Most chapters ask questions to analyze language, which help meet the common core standards. It is common core aligned, and the answer key is included for all. Download the Free Sample from Chapter 1.

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Chapter One:
* 30 sentences: students must identify parts of speech and verbals
* Study sheet with sentences from Chapter One as examples of verbs in the indicative, imperative, interrogative, conditional, and subjunctive moods
* Activity sheet for students to find grammar constructions, such as an appositive and antecedent

Chapter Two:
* 25 sentences: students must find nouns and explain their function (subject, direct object, predicate word, appositive, object of a preposition)
* Study sheet with sentences from Chapter 2 as examples of nouns and their functions in sentences
* Activity "thinking sheet" for students to analyze grammar (and really reach their common core objectives!)

Chapter Three:
* 20 sentences: students must underline pronouns and write their antecedents
* Study sheet with sentences from Chapter 3 for student to discuss confusing antecedents

Chapter Four:
* 25 sentences: students must underline modifiers (adjectives, adverbs, participles) and identify their type
* Study sheet with sentences from Chapter 4 for students to identify modifiers and discuss the effect of the modifier choice
* 10 sentences with vocabulary words for students to use context clues to find the definitions

Chapter Five:
* 30 sentences: students must underline verbs
* Study sheet with sentences from Chapter 5 for students to see verbs and active and passive voice, with a list of linking verbs
* 10 sentences: students must decide if the underlined verb is active or passive voice, rewrite the sentence creating the opposite voice, and then explain the effect on changing the sentence

Chapter Six:
* 20 sentences: students must label the underlined verb's mood
* 5 writing prompts that have students creatively write sentences about the novel using different moods

Chapter Seven:
* 10 sentences: students must identify underlined words as either prepositions or conjunctions
* 10 sentences: students must find either prepositions or conjunctions
* Study sheet with lists of prepositions and conjunctions, also detailing the differences between confusing examples

Chapter Eight:
* 20 sentences: students must find verbs
* 20 sentences: students must decide if underlined verbs are active or passive voice
* Study sheet with sentences and a study of verb use and analysis of verb choice and the result on meaning

Chapter Nine:
* 40 sentences to review the eight parts of speech and the specifics (types of pronouns, conjunctions, etc.)

Chapter Ten:
* 20 sentences: students must find prepositional phrases, subjects, and verbs
* Study sheet with definitions and practice for parts of a sentence

Chapter Eleven:
* 25 sentences: students must find subject, verbs, and direct objects
* Study sheet with definitions and examples

Chapter Twelve:
* 20 sentences: students must find subjects, verbs, direct objects - or predicate words
* Study sheet with definitions, samples, and practice

Chapter Thirteen:
* Over 40 sentences divided into types of sentences for students to identify parts of a sentence and clauses
* Study sheet with definitions, lists, and samples
* Comparison chart of independent and dependent clauses

Chapter Fourteen:
* 30 sentences divided between simple and complex/compound-complex sentences for students to identify parts of a sentence
* Study sheet with analysis of word choice and deeper meanings with punctuation
* 10 sentences analyzing comma use, with an introductory explanation covering punctuation.

Chapter Fifteen:
* 30 sentences undivided between types for students to identify parts of a sentence
* Thinking questions for analyzing word use, applying new grammatical terms

Chapter Sixteen:
* 30 sentences undivided for students to identify types of sentences
* Thinking questions concerning language analysis
* Instruction sheet for types of sentences and punctuation (commas and dashes)

Chapter Seventeen:
* 25 sentences for review of parts of speech, parts of a sentence, and types of sentences
* Analytical questions concerning verb voice

Chapter Eighteen:
* 20 sentences for review of parts of speech, parts of a sentence, and types of sentences
* Questions addressing grammatical terms: antecedents, voice, mood, etc.

Chapters Nineteen- Twenty-One
* !5 sentences from each chapter, with each chapter focusing on a different verbal

Chapter Twenty-Two
* 25 sentences, divided for students to identified verbals or find and label verbals
* an information sheet for each verbal, providing examples and definitions

Chapter Twenty-Three
* 15 sentences, divided for students to identify or find verbal phrases
* an information sheet about verbal phrases and misplaced and dangling modifiers, with examples

Chapter Twenty-Four
* 25 sentences for review, broken into different parts: parts of a sentence, clauses, phrases, verbs, and verbals

Chapter Twenty-Five
* 6 paragraphs for review
* Thinking questions about each paragraph that ask students to apply grammatical terms to the literature

Chapter Twenty-Six
* Language analysis during the climax of the plot structure
* 20 sentences for review: parts of speech, verbals, phrases, and parts of a sentence

Chapter Twenty-Seven
* 5 sentences: students must write the correct pronoun for a sentence once they are given an antecedent
* 10 sentences: students must identify words as the correct verbal or part of speech
* 5 sentences: students must identify the types of sentences and analyze the effect during the scene

These Catching Fire lesson plans also include graphic organizers to sort difficult concepts, like types of sentences and verbals.

I have taught these activities numerous times - but I have never taught all of them to one class. I create more activities over years and add them to the bundle. With over 200 pages, use what works for your particular class and use other grammar activities another semester.

Looking for more mentor sentences that focus on grammar? Try theThe Hunger Games Mentor Sentences Bundle.
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Mentor Sentences for Catching Fire
Mentor Sentences for Catching Fire
Mentor Sentences for Catching Fire
Mentor Sentences for Catching Fire