|the seal of Panem|
|a map of Panem (the country formed from the remnants of North America)|
1. Do Now: context clues review
2. Homework Check: colons and semicolons
3. Read Chapter 8: pp. 103-113 (audiobook part 1 -- 3:05:58 to 3:25:56)
4. Research the Meaning of Panem:
- Part 1: Panem comes from a Latin phrase used in Ancient Rome. Search "Panem" on the Merriam-Webster Dictionary (Source A) to find out the full Latin phrase and what it translates to in English.
- Part 2: Learn why the "bread and circuses" were important in Ancient Role using Source B, an article from PBS about the Plebians in Ancient Rome
- Part 3: Learn more about what the "bread and circuses" were in Ancient Rome using Source C, an excerpt from a social studies textbook.
- (optional) Part 4: Read an analysis of how The Hunger Games relates to Ancient Rome using Source D, a Britannica blog posting.
5. Show Off What You've Learned: Complete this form to demonstrate what you've learned in your research and from the book. (You will also need to reread a passage from The Hunger Games.)
6. Extend Your Learning: Don't stop there. You've got more learning to do! Select an option from the following menu:
- Option 1: Practice using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words
- Option 2: Read a different version of the Theseus and the Minotaur myth and then complete this analysis activity
- Option 3: Learn the meaning behind characters' names in The Hunger Games and analyze how the names are symbolic (represent something else)
- Option 4: Learn more about what influenced Suzanne Collins to write The Hunger Games by reading an interview with the author
Homework: Is It a Sentence?