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Literature Connections 8 Ms. Tangas Spring 2013. Meet the Characters. Katniss Everdeen Cinna Peeta Mellark Effie Trinket Gale Hawthorne Rue Primrose "Prim" Everdeen Cato Katniss's Mother Foxface Katniss's Father Thresh Haymitch Abernathy . The Hunger Games: Chapter 1.

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Literature

Connections 8

Ms. Tangas

Spring 2013

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Meet the Characters

Katniss Everdeen Cinna

Peeta Mellark Effie Trinket

Gale Hawthorne Rue

Primrose "Prim" Everdeen Cato

Katniss's Mother Foxface

Katniss's Father Thresh

Haymitch Abernathy

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The Hunger Games: Chapter 1

“Think About” Questions:

  • Would you like to live in District 12? Explain.
  • How is Panem an oppressive country?
  • Do you think there are places like Panem on earth today?
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The Hunger Games: Chapter 1

  • Why does Buttercup hate Katniss?
  • Why is District 12 surrounded by fences?
  • How is Katniss' mother different from other residents of the Seam?
  • Why don't Gale and Katniss run away and live in the woods?
  • What is the Hob?
  • Describe the Reaping system. How is it unfair?
  • How many Reaping entries will Katniss have in her 16th year?
  • What are the Hunger Games?
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The Reaping

Read the following questions to yourself and construct an answer in your head. Then, turn to a neighbor and compare your responses.

  • Do you feel that the Reaping is a just way of memorializing the past?
  • Do you believe that you would survive the Hunger Games? Why or why not?
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The Hunger Games: Chapter 2-3

“Think About” Questions:

  • (Ch. 2) Do you think Katniss' anger towards her mother is justified?
  • (Ch. 2) How might Katniss' only previous encounter with Peeta affect her during the games?
  • (Ch. 3) What do you think Gale wanted Katniss to remember? Do you think they might be more than "just friends"?
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Do Now

Please answer the following question (2-3 sentences is sufficient) on the Post-It provided:

In your own opinion, what was the most upsetting/sad part of chapter 3 and why? There is no right or wrong answer, but you will have had to have read to know what actually happened!

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The Hunger Games: Chapter 2-3

  • (Ch. 2) Why does Katniss save Prim from the Reaping?
  • (Ch. 2) Describe Kat's only previous encounter with Peeta Mellark. What moral dilemma/internal conflict does this pose for Katniss in the arena?
  • (Ch. 3) How does Kaniss feel about her chances of winning? How do you know?
  • (Ch. 3) What is a mockingjay?
  • (Ch. 3) Why is the pin that Madge gives to Katniss so sentimental to her?
  • (Ch. 3) What role will Haymitch play in the Games?
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The Hunger Games: Chapter 4-5

“Think About” Questions:

  • What new characteristics that Katniss possess have surfaced?
  • Why do you think Haymitch drinks so much?
  • How are the people of the Capital different from those who live in the districts?
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The Hunger Games: Chapter 4-5

  • (Ch. 4) Why do you think Haymitch drinks so much? Why did he let himself go?
  • (Ch. 4) Why does Katniss actively choose to stay away from Peeta as much as possible? What is her strategy?
  • (Ch. 5) How are the people of the Capital different from those who live in the districts? Describe their physical, economic, and social differences. This response should be at least 4-5 sentences in length.
  • (Ch. 5) What is surprising about Cinna, Kat’s stylist?
  • (Ch. 5) How does the crowd respond to Kat and Peeta during their entrance? What makes them so special?