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Here's a must-have resource for anyone reading To Kill A Mockingbird or using Harper Lee's award-winning novel in a classroom. The packet contains Miss Hollace Ransdall's first-hand, factual account of the trials of the Scottsboro Boys, the economic and social background of the case, as well as information about the two plaintiffs and their families. Worksheets draw comparisons between the trials of the Scottsboro defendants and Tom Robinson, the plaintiffs, and the closing statements of the two attorneys. 
Use the entire study guide or pick and choose your favorite parts to support instruction of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. The packet includes background notes, vocabulary, and a review guide that covers characters, setting, plot, irony, and symbolism with questions organized into chapters.
Students read To Kill a Mockingbird as an analysis of moral courage. In this novel analysis lesson, students read the novel and court transcripts from the Scottsboro Boys Trial of 1933. Students complete close reading activities and research another fictional or historical account of courage in relation to the Civil Rights Movement. Students may write a report or creative writing piece for their research.
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to an essay question based on Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom of the page.
If you are teaching To Kill A Mockingbird, here’s a study guide that belongs in your curriculum library. Although the packet includes fact-based questions, the majority of the questions ask readers to interpret, evaluate, and analyze events in Harper Lee’s famous novel. The chapter-by-chapter prompts could be used as a reading guide, for group work, or for whole class discussions. Well worth the paper.
High schoolers read the book, To Kill A Mockingbird carefully with an eye for all instances and manifestations of courage, but particularly those of moral courage.
Eighth graders debate issues in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. In this debate lesson, 8th graders break into three groups and given a view to research and debate. Students must find text to support their ideas and others' ideas.
Provided here are dozens of questions to guide readers through reading all 31 chapters of To Kill a Mockingbird. Suggested answers are included. Most of the questions focus on plot recall, although some do require deeper-level thinking. 
Students participate in role-play activities to explain that emotional and social effects of prejudice discussed in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
High schoolers study the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, view courtroom scenes in To Kill a Mockingbird and A Time to Kill, and determine factors which influenced the verdicts in each trial, in a writing assignment.
Students read and discuss The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird. In this literature lesson, students read the texts and examine the school experience long ago. Students create a profile of the history of their school.
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a MockingbirdStudents may check some of their answers online.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a MockingbirdStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students complete a reflective essay as a concluding assignment after reading To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In this reflective essay lesson, students read the novel and use the prompt to write a reflective essay for the text.
As your class reads chapters 30 and 31 of To Kill a Mockingbird, have them use the question strategy to deepen their analysis of the selection. A page of explanation along with an example are included. 
Students research the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of life in the American south during the depression era as they read Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
Tenth graders explore To Kill a Mockingbird. In this literature and writing lesson, 10th graders define humor and its three types.  Students discover humorous events in To Kill a Mockingbird and parallel these events with excerpts from Dolly and All Over But the Shoutin.'  Students prepare to write a formal essay on To Kill a Mockingbird.
For this vocabulary skills worksheet, students review the listed terms and figures related to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Students may also access an online quiz on the selection using the link at the bottom of the page.
Youngsters are divided up into discussion groups. Each group member is assigned a specific role during the discussion. The classic novel, To Kill a Mockingbird is the subject of this literature circle. This wonderfully constructed instructional activity has everything you need to successfully implement a literature circle in your class. Worksheets for each of the members are embedded in the plan. Excellent!
Ninth graders explore To Kill a Mockingbird. In this literature activity, 9th graders complete an assessment on To Kill a Mockingbird and "Journeys of Discovery." Students take a test on parts of speech and vocabulary.

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