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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. The chapter-by-chapter prompts could be used as a reading guide, for group work, or for whole class discussions. Well worth the paper.
New! 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.
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.
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird: Profiles in Courage
Students read To Kill a Mockingbird as an analysis of moral courage. In this novel analysis lesson plan, 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.
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. They compare historical events from the trial with the trial that takes place in To Kill A Mockingbird. There are an awful lot of similarities, aren't there?
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, 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.
Language Arts, Social Studies, African Americans, The Blues, To Kill A Mockingbird
African American history during the Jim Crow era includes encounters with poverty, racism, disrespect, and protest. Harper Lee develops all four of these themes in her famous 1960 novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. To help students understand these ideas, this
To Kill a Mockingbird Debate
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.
Guiding Questions: To Kill a Mockingbird
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.
Profiles in Courage: Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird
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.
To Kill a Mockingbird - Introductory Role Play and Historical Background
Students participate in role-play activities to explain that emotional and social effects of prejudice discussed in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
To Kill A Mockingbird: Parallels to Jim Crow America
Students read and analyze Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird". They relate themes presented in the novel to the real life Scottsboro case and instances of Jim Crow laws. Students conduct Internet research, take quizzes, participate in role-plays and discussions, interpret census data, conduct interviews and complete WebQuests.
Justice for All? To Kill a Mockingbird and A Time to Kill
Learners 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.
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 plan, students read the texts and examine the school experience long ago. Students create a profile of the history of their school.
To Kill a Mockingbird Study Questions & Essay Topics
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Students may check some of their answers online.
To Kill a Mockingbird Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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 lesson 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!
To Kill a Mockingbird: Building Knowledge
Learners read the novel, TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD by Harper Lee and create models and pictures based on its descriptions to illustrate the effect of setting on plot and characters.
To Kill a Mockingbird Reflective Essay Writing Prompt
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.
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.