Thursday, February 27, 2014

Inspiration for The Hunger Games

IWBAT connect The Hunger Games to the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur, in order to explain what inspired Suzanne Collins to write The Hunger Games.

Theseus slaying the Minotaur
1. Do Now: context clues with content from chapter 2 and 3 in The Hunger Games

2. Homework Check: Context Clues

3. Read Chapter 3: pp. 35-47 (0:59:12-1:23:53)

4. Inspiration for The Hunger Games: complete your classwork on this form while watching these video interviews with the author, Suzanne Collins:
Getting Personal: 
Classical Inspiration:
Contemporary Inspiration:
Responses to the Book: 

5. Theseus and the Minotaur: Now that you know more about what has inspired Suzanne Collins' stories, you will read the Greek myth that she referenced: Click Here

Finished Early? Awesome! (as long as your work is high quality)

  • You may choose to read your independent reading book.
  • You may also choose to watch the videos below, about Theseus and the Minotaur.

Homework: "Leading the Way" (TFK)

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