Week of Sept. 17-21
As we continue our novel study, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, students will demonstrate an understanding of Dystopian societies and find textual evidence to support characteristics. (handout 2)
Vocabulary quiz scheduled for Thursday. 10 words chapters 1-2.
Vocabulary words ch. 1-2 The Hunger Games-12liayo
Multi-sensory instruction of chapters 3, 4, and 5. Stopping to discuss new vocabulary, textual evidence of dystopian society, and characteristics of the protagonists in our story. Students are also finding the Notice and Note signposts and asking deeper anchor questions, such as:
Why would the character act and feel this way?
How might this moment change things?
What does this question make me wonder about?
What’s the life lesson and how might it affect the character?
Why might this memory be important?
New vocabulary: Ch. 3-5 Irony, justice, peacekeepers, apothecary, mercifully, opulence, deteriorate, obscenities, indulgences, cornucopia, grandeur, complementary, tangible, flamboyant
Dandelions as a symbol? Students will look for symbolism and interpret the meaning.