Hunger Games, Classroom Lessons

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Posted on November 20, 2015

By Traci J. Cothran

饥饿游戏:自由幻梦, Part 2终于打到大屏幕,扣人心弦的年轻的头脑与凯妮丝·艾佛汀的戏剧,动作和冒险。坐落在所有的不利赔率和盛况是真正的问题,学生可以探索 - 而弯曲的批判性思维能力 - 这个流行文化的保护伞下。

全球变暖和气候变化。Hunger Games, the US has collapsed following a devastating series of drought, fire and storms, resulting in a fight for the remaining limited resources. The resulting society, Panem, rose in its wake.Science In Contextprovides factual overviews as well as in-depth articles on global warming, air pollution, and their lasting effects.

The Real Hunger Games: Poverty and Inequality.在施惠国,所有的财富都集中在埃菲饰品(和她之流的人)生活奢华国会大厦,而社会上其他人挨饿。学生探索贫困,童工,以及财富分配不均的非常现实的问题学生资源在上下文。(不要错过我们饥饿游戏page, too!)

审查。This is a big theme inHunger Games, where communication is strictly controlled, if not suppressed – especially information going to the districts. What are the effects of this on a society? Find out in相反的观点在上下文。Search “censorship” to find definitions, viewpoints, statistics and much more. Want to continue the conversation? Read up on China and censorship and compare and contrast it with Panem.

Then, reward your hard-working students with some fun – have them check out简历在上下文for some personal facts about the actors who play Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), President Coriolanus Snow (Donald Sutherland), Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks), and the many other cast members. (Ask them which actor was inSpider Man开始!)

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Traci is a manager in Gale’s Database Program and a history buff, so she can often be found watching videos from the early 1900s in Gale’s世界历史融会贯通。