Language & Social Science

Critical Reading- Science Fiction Novel Study (Ender's Game & The Hunger Games) Copy

Develop critical reading skills as you dive into two sci-fi novels, Ender's Game and The Hunger Games.

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About this course

In this course, students will delve into two of the most popular youth-oriented science fiction novels of the past few decades – Ender’s Game and the Hunger Games.  We will explore themes of triumph, loss, betrayal, and politics, all while practicing important skills like reading comprehension, vocabulary, and thoughtful discussion.  These novels are for, and about, kids of this age, making them perfect novels to study in an engaging and relatable way.

What you'll learn

Theme analysis (extrapolating meaning from the text)

Written responses (short- and longform responses)

Vocabulary (weekly vocabulary list, mid-/end-of-term test)

Oral Discussion (weekly class discussion on major themes of chapters)

Materials & Homework

  • Ender’s Game, by Orson Scott Card
  • The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
  • 30 minutes of reading + 20 minutes of written homework / week
  • 20 minutes of class time will be allotted for reading / homework completion with teacher support  

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Headmaster, Focus Learning

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Grades:
5-7
Duration:
16 weeks
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5-7
Duration:
16 weeks
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