Interested in trying literature circles but concerned about accountability? Check out this resource. The class is divided into discussion groups, members are assigned specific roles, and provided with a worksheet that describes their responsibilities and provides space for notes. Although designed for To Kill a Mockingbird, the format could be used for the discussion of any text.
Don't Kill This MockingbirdHarper Lee's classic To Kill A Mockingbird is not only listed as one of the most frequently taught books, but also one of the most frequently banned. The materials in this collection provide information about the parallels to Lee's life and the real events reflected in Tom Robinson's trial, as well as lesson plans, activities, and assessments.9th - 12th English Language Arts