Many educators see the the ‘Hunger Games’ trilogy as a way to both excite avid readers and hook reluctant ones.

Educators have devised imaginative ways to teach with the Hunger Games.

The first film in the Hunger Games trilogy comes out today!

But you already knew that, right?

These dystopian young-adult novels, which have “pretty much owned” The Times’s children’s series bestseller list for a year and a half, have, like the “Harry Potter” and “Twilight” series before them, enthralled fans of all ages and backgrounds.

Below, our the Times-inspired ideas, some of which were contributed by “Hunger Games” enthusiast and Learning Network college intern Lily Altavena, who also scoured the Web for wonderful fan-created art and writing and other resources that might inspire.

Are your students obsessed with the Hunger Games?

Here are some ideas on how to teach on these novels: CONTINUE READING…

Thanks to the NY Times Learning Network Blog by By KATHERINE SCHULTEN and LILY ALTAVENA 


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