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  • The Hunger Games eNotes Lesson Plan

    Learning Objectives: By the end of this unit, students should be able to reference themes, plot points, and characters in the novel in discussing how The Hunger Games explores freedom of choice as a means of resistance in a society that dehumanizes individuals; explain how and why the totalitarian regime in...

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  • The Hunger Games eNotes Reading Response Prompts

    Why does it upset Katniss when Peeta Mellark is chosen as the male tribute from District 12? Why do you think she hates “owing people”? How do you think her feelings on this subject will complicate her choices in the Hunger Games? Katniss is unsure about the motives behind Peeta’s friendly behavior. Do...

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