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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 read To Kill a Mockingbird as an analysis of moral courage. In this novel analysis activity, 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.
High schoolers participate in role-play activities to explain that emotional and social effects of prejudice discussed in the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
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?
Young scholars 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.
Students 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 worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Harper Lee's To Kill a MockingbirdStudents may check some of their answers online.
Students read the book, To Kill A Mockingbird carefully with an eye for all instances and manifestations of courage, but particularly those of moral courage.
Students 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.
In this vocabulary skills worksheet, learners 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.
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.
Is it ethical to assess To Kill a Mockingbird like you would Animal Farm? Well, this resource bravely goes there, and has readers decide what animal the characters from Mockingbird would be. Entertaining and original, the activity challenges them to use quotes from the novel, and assesses their understanding of characterizations. It also includes a self-analysis of the same design. 
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. Slightly more analytical questions would maximize the learning potential of this resource.
Readers of To Kill a Mockingbird summarize events, identify characters, and analyze actions in the first 11 chapters of Harper Lee’s novel. The carefully crafted questions could be used to guide reading or as the basis of group or Socratic discussions.

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