Thursday, March 22, 2012

Hunger Games Games!

Did you know the characters' names in the Hunger Games have significant meaning?  Find out the origins of the names on Word Dynamo!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

Hunger Games Apple Scene

Watch the scene in which Katniss shoots an arrow into the apple in the pig's mouth during the Gamemakers' feast.  What was the motive behind her actions?  How did this bold act of rebellion affect her in regards to the Hunger Games?  In other words, did shooting the arrow into the apple help or hinder her chances in the games?

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Entertainment Media

The Hunger Games is broadcast and required for all the districts of Panem to see. Many aspects of the Hunger Games are controlled by the Gamemakers. What comparisons can you make between today's reality TV and the Hunger Games?

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Government Oppression

The Hunger Games is primarily designed to oppress and control the districts in Panem.  What other forms of the Capitol's control do the people in District 12 experience?

Hunger Games Movie Trailer

Watch the movie trailer, listen to the soundtrack, purchase Hunger Games merchandise, and much, much more!

Government Control: Inside North Korea

After watching the documentary Inside North Korea, what comparisons can you make between the North Korean government and the Capitol of Panem in the Hunger Games?