When he is uncovered she finds out that he used his short alliance with the careers to get info and keep her safe. She is focused on working. Across the way, up in another tree, she recognizes two eyes watching her through the dark. She points to something above Katniss. Katniss and her mother and little sister are living in a small town in District 12 surviving off of the little rations the capitol gives them and their neighbors. The Hunger Games is amazing.
At the same time, the fact that Katniss is both determined and self-sufficient and can be affected by those who are kind turns out to be her great strength, as her fierce love and loyalty creates bonds between others. Soon, Katniss returns home to meet up with her mother and sister and go to the town square for the Reaping. They flee quickly to the Lake, but Glimmer's flight is ceded by stings and she falls to the ground. She hunts using a bow that she made herself. One day she is in her tree when she hears someone scream.
She hunts and stays away from others. She got stung only a few times, but those down below, where the nest fell, were being attacked in swarms. She fears her family will suffer for her actions or she will be arrested, at the very least she knows she will receive a low score from the Gamekeepers. Feel free to assign this activity with a set number of cells in mind; this may help students organize their thoughts more effectively. The next day the tributes are taken to have a televised interview with a television personality, Caesar Flickerman. In the fighting, the Capital destroyed the mysterious District 13, the home of nuclear development in Panem.
Katniss took care of both her younger sister Primrose and mother. Katniss hunts while Peeta gathered berries. A day or two later, Katniss awakens to find that Rue has been tending to her in her sleep. Unbeknownst to Katniss, Peeta has loved her since they were children. The Hunger Games is classified as a suspenseful novel as it builds up tension through the plot and events. She uses her well-practiced hunting and survival skills to hide in the woods.
Finally, Peeta tells them they should just wait her out, since there's nowhere she can go. Katniss is enraged by the attention and Peeta's announcement, which she knows is staged. They had the same interests and hobbies. They stay there for a few days while it rains nonstop outside, and in this time the romance between Katniss and Peeta progresses. She knows that those in the capitol want to see deaths and that this peaceful time cannot last long.
All tributes are to train together until the final day when they perform before the Gamemakers and receive a survival score that denotes how well they are expected to do in the arena. She cannot understand why he is so accepting of defeat. Then came the Dark Days, the uprising of the districts against the Capitol. Everyone's always watching you, scrutinizing your clothes or your friends and obsessing over whether you're having sex or taking drugs or getting good enough grades, but no one cares who you really are or how you really feel about anything. Her debut for readers aged 12 and up, The Hunger Games September 2008 , immediately became a New York Times bestseller, appealing to both teen readers and adults. Panem If you've ever studied the Ancient Romans, you may be familiar with the Latin phrase, 'panem et circenses.
She is anxious about what will await her the next day, the first day of the Hunger Games. When she takes a step further down the path, she hears Peeta. She cannot believe her ears, she is sure they got the score wrong, but Effie and the others are ecstatic for her. The creatures are mutant wolves engineered by the Capitol, and Katniss realizes they are actually the dead tributes, who have been turned into these monsters. In the first chapter, she awakens in bed to see her younger sister, Prim and their mother asleep in a bed across the room. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the reviews shown do not properly reflect the range of media opinion now available, please with the mainstream media reviews that you would like to see added. We have only affordable prices for you, and we offer a quality service.
The electric fence that contains the district is rarely electrified and the local Peacekeepers, Panem's law enforcement, are friendly with the residents. This gives her an escape. Soon, on her twelfth birthday, Katniss was also eligible to sign up for tesserae, and she brought home batches of grain and oil with it. The pair of tributes is then sent to the Capital where they're primped and prepped to fight in a nationally-televised fight to the death. Katniss is a sixteen-year-old girl living with her family in an area called District twelve.
After, when Haymitch tells her she did great, Peeta wonders what he means, and Katniss explains everything, including the romance strategy during the Games. Soon after, she hears the cannon and a hovercraft arrives to take the body of the dead tribute. Katniss realizes that she had brought some of the poisonous berries with her incase they would help he with the disposing of the last tribute, and she thinks of an idea. The next morning the tributes are taken to the arena and the games begin. Haymitch, a middle-aged man, has become an alcoholic in the years since he won the games.
At dinner Katniss tells Effie, Haymitch, and the others what she did in her private session with the Gamemakers. At the start of the Hunger Games, Katniss suspects that Peeta has aligned himself with tributes from strong districts so he can hunt her down and kill her. Plot See also: The Hunger Games takes place in a nation known as , established in after the destruction of the continent's by an unknown event. Once they get Haymitch back to his compartment, Peeta offers to do the rest of the cleanup, and Katniss accepts his offer. For this activity, students will select key characters from The Hunger Games and record physical traits and memorable moments that character had during the story.