The Reaping (1)
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Published: 12.17.2019
Level 4   |   Time: 3:59
Accent: British
Source: The Hunger Games

Katniss and Peeta are chosen to compete for their lives in the Hunger Games.


    

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  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • the time has come [exp] - it's time
  • courageous [adj] - full of courage, no fear
  • the honor of [exp] - the privilege of
  • representing [v] - speaking or acting for the whole group
  • annual [adj] - every year
  • tribute [n] - gift (i.e. human sacrifice)
  • turn of events [exp] - sudden change
  • I bet my hat [exp] - I'm sure
  • a big hand [exp] - clapping

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Effie Prim Katniss Peeta
  • Each year 2 people are chosen from each district to be tribute gifts to the Capitol. They must fight to the death.

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  1. How many people get selected for the Hunger Games?
    2
  2. Who gets selected for the Hunger Games?
    one young man and one young woman
  3. What adjective does Effie use to describe them?
    courageous
  4. How does Effie feel about participation in the Hunger Games?
    It is an honor.
  5. Who will the participants be representing?
    District 12
  6. Who is selected first for the Hunger Games?
    Prim
  7. What happens after the first selection?
    Katniss volunteers to go in place of Prim.
  8. Why is this situation unique?
    It is the first time someone has volunteered in District 12.
  9. What is the relationship between Katniss and Prim?
    They are sisters.
  10. Is Effie surprised that they are sisters?
    No - she guesses correctly that they are sisters.
  11. What is the last thing Effie says?
    Happy Hunger Games and may the odds be ever in your favor.
  12. What does this mean?

    Good luck!

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