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New Review Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core
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.
9th - 12th Language Arts 28 Views 31 Downloads CCSS: Designed
To Kill a Mockingbird
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.
8th - 10th Language Arts 122 Views 144 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird Chapters 1-31 Questions
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.
7th - 10th Language Arts 96 Views 196 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird Reading Guide
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.
8th - 9th Language Arts 55 Views 154 Downloads
Education in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird
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.
7th - 10th Language Arts 11 Views 15 Downloads
Literature Circle Activity
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.
8th - 10th Language Arts 45 Views 109 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird
From the setting to the tone of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, this PowerPoint provides a great review of the book for the classroom. It outlines key elements, describes important characters, and gives a brief review of the history during the 1930's.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 6 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapter 1 Prediction Chart
Readers of To Kill A Mockingbird use context clues and narrator comments in Chapter One of Harper Lee’s classic novel to predict the impact of characters and setting on the plot and character interactions. Learners then define a list of words using context clues, record references to the Great Depression, and draw a map of Scout’s street.
7th - 12th Language Arts 13 Views 39 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird - Foil Characters
Not to be confused with tin foil, this quiz is asking about character foils from To Kill a Mockingbird. Key sentences contain blanks, for which the reader then chooses the best answer. Every question compares two characters who are foils.
9th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 51 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird: End of Novel Critical-Thinking Questions
Chapters 28 – 31 of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird are the focus of a series of critical thinking questions. Responders are encouraged to refer directly to the novel to support their inferences and interpretations. Consider dividing the questions amoung groups and then having them share their findings with the whole class.
9th - 10th Language Arts 13 Views 16 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird: Culture and History
The second of 10 lessons in a unit study of To Kill a Mockingbird establishes the historical and cultural context of Harper Lee's novel. The class listens to second part of an audio that describes Lee's life experiences that parallel the novel, including her friendship with Truman Capote.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Kill a Mockingbird Debate
Eighth graders debate issues in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. In this debate activity, 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.
8th Language Arts 14 Views 63 Downloads
Lesson 2-Profiles in Courage: To Kill A Mockingbird and the Scottsboro Boys Trial
Review one of the most memorable cases in the history of the United States. After reading To Kill A Mockingbird, young scholars read and select court transcripts and other primary source material from the Scottsboro Boys Trial of 1933.
9th - 12th Language Arts 20 Views 79 Downloads
Take a look at the topic of violence as seen in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Discuss together the values that Atticus holds and brainstorm ways to combat violence in a similar manner to what he portrays in the novel. Get your class to work toward nonviolence by organizing a rally and creating flyers for it.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Pattern Guide for To Kill a Mockingbird
After reading the first few chapters of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, present your class with this pattern guide. They record Scout's attitude towards prejudice, Boo Radley, and bravery (among other topics). Then, they record any changing feelings towards these themes.
8th - 9th Language Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads
Themes in To Kill a Mockingbird
Can you name the most important themes in To Kill a Mockingbird? Help your class study seven themes throughout their reading of the classic. They search for examples linking to education, bravery/cowardice, racial prejudice, social class prejudice, gender prejudice, loss of innocence, and the mockingbird.
8th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Question Answer Response Theory: To Kill a Mockingbird
Use the quotations and the hints provided to answer four questions related to Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Each question is accompanied by a hint that tells the readers how to find the answer. Page numbers are included for each quotation.
8th - 9th Language Arts 15 Views 24 Downloads
To Kill a Mockingbird Historical Background Study Guide
Truly understanding a story means understanding its setting and historical background. This guide, prepared for To Kill a Mockingbird, encourages your class to explore the Great Depression, Hoovervilles, and the Scottsboro trials. Provide this for your class prior to beginning the novel.
8th - 9th Language Arts 10 Views 33 Downloads