Use these printable handouts for additional theme, symbolism, allusions, Shakespeare connections, and creative and hands-on activities when reading Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins.
This 28-page file contains the following activities with handouts (with suggested answer keys & teacher's guides):
Number symbolism in Mockingjay with Jules Verne connection
The Hanging Tree handout
Shakespeare connection & journal activity
Name symbolism: Coriolanus & Coin
War theme writing response
Allusion activity to Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451
Tying Knots for Therapy: hands-on activity
Silver Parachute Symbolism & Hands-on activity
Government Trackers: Non-fiction reading handout
Mapping out the Capitol: Chapters 19-25 activity
Theme Connection Using the Song Lyrics to "One" by Metallica
Tragedy of Julius Caesar Allusions Activity
These are excellent activities for both honors students and reluctant/struggling readers. The combination of hands-on activities and higher-level critical thinking will appeal to most students.