Lets Compare and Contrast The Capitol vs. District 12 To infer/deduce:to make an educated guess based on what you know about a situation. Read the following passage.
“They do surgery in the Capitol, to make people appear younger and thinner. In District 12, looking old is something of an achievementsince so many people die early. You see an elderly person, you want to congratulate them on their longevity, ask the secret of survival. A plump person is envied because they aren’t scraping by like the majority of us. But here it is different. Wrinkles aren’t desirable. A round belly isn’t a sign of success.” Katniss, “The Hunger Games” pg 125
Based on the previous passage, what can you infer about the differences between The Capitol and District 12? Mark the correct answer on your worksheet.
Capitol/District 12 Next, please determine which of the following characteristics belong to which place, the Capitol or District 12, and write them in the correct place on your worksheet.
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Panem/United States Now, based on what you’ve practiced, on your worksheet, compare and contrast the similarities and differences between what you know about the way they live Panem and the way we live in the United States.