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Don't Kill This Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Harper 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...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Taking a Stand

For Teachers 8th Standards
Taking a stand is the theme of Module 2. Students continue to develop their close reading skills, study a speaker's perspective, and analyze how writers craft an argument. The core texts for Unit 1 include speeches by Shirley Chisholm...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2a: Working With Evidence: Taking a Stand

For Teachers 8th Standards
In the three units in Grade 8, ELA Module 2A, eighth-graders continue their study of the theme of taking a stand. In Unit 1, scholars develop their close reading skills as they examine speeches of real people taking a stand. They...
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Reading Literature: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
The materials in this collect of resources are designed to address all the Common Core reading literature standards for 9th and 10th graders.  Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the specific standard addressed.
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 2: Case Study: Atticus Takes a Stand

For Teachers 8th Standards
Unit 2 of Module 1a continues a study of To Kill A Mockingbird with readers paying particular attention to the theme of taking a stand. A Mid-Unit Assessment asks students to compare a key scene in the novel with the same scene in the...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 3: Performance Task: Readers Theater: Taking a Stand in Maycomb

For Teachers 8th Standards
To end their study of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members craft a Readers Theatre script incorporating key scenes from the novel that develop the theme of taking a stand. Group's Readers Theatre performances represent the final...
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To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Use this handy presentation to prepare your class before reading the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Segregation, the stock market, and the sociopolitical climate of the times is covered. This will really help build a...
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To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: End of Novel Critical-Thinking Questions

For Students 9th - 10th
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. 
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Scottsboro Boys and "To Kill a Mockingbird": Two Trials for the Common Core

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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,...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Chapter 1 Prediction Chart

For Students 7th - 12th
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...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Characters

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What does Scout learn about herself from the other characters in Harper Lee's tale? Groups are assigned two different secondary characters, compile a list of the character's traits, and, using evidence from the text, consider what Scout...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Biography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"Lawyers, I suppose were children once." To launch a unit study of To Kill A Mockingbird, class members listen to a 30-minute audio biography of Harper Lee, read a series of articles about the author, and then postulate why Lee might...
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Promote Nonviolence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Study Guide

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Designed to accompany a reading of Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, the worksheets in this packet permit readers to keep notes on parallels between Lee's life and Scout's, on characters in the novel, and on chapter events.
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"I Never Knew That!"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Incorporating To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, narrative writing, and friendly letters, this lesson plan is ideal for any number of units in your classroom. First, read chapter 10 of the novel, noting Scout and Jem's reactions to...
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Question Answer Response Theory: To Kill a Mockingbird

For Students 8th - 9th
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...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To understand how Scout's point of view influences Harper Lee's novel, class members brainstorm other possible narrators and suggest how the tale would be different if told in this fashion. Individuals then adopt Dill's voice and draft...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Culture and History

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To establish the historical and cultural context of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members listen to an audio that describes Lee's life experiences that parallel the novel, including her friendship with Truman Capote. Groups then read...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: Symbols

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To Kill a Seagull? Huh? Robert E. Lee Ewell? Really? Atticus, as in Titus Pomponius Atticus? As part of a discussion of the symbols in To Kill A Mockingbird readers are asked to research the names of the characters in Harper Lee's novel...
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To Kill a Mockingbird, Part I

For Students 9th - 12th
Harper Lee’s 1961 Pulitzer prize-winning novel To Kill A Mockingbird gets the Crash Course treatment in two short videos. The first quickly summarizes the plot and the conventions of Southern Gothic Fiction before examining what the...
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To Kill a Mockingbird: What Makes a Book Great?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is To Kill a Mockingbird a great book? To conclude a 10-instructional activity unit study of Harper Lee's novel, class members generate a list of characteristics of great books, suggest works that fit some or all of these criteria, and...
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Mirror, Mirror: Parallel Characters in To Kill a Mockingbird

For Students 7th - 9th
Readers of To Kill A Mockingbird are asked to match characters from Harper Lee's novel that closely resemble one another. In addition, they identify the traits the two characters have in common. A great way to chart mirror characters....
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Race, Class, and Gender in To Kill a Mockingbird

For Students 9th - 12th
In the second video in a series about To Kill A Mockingbird, the narrator considers how Harper Lee uses the contrast between Scout's attitudes and those of the people of Maycomb to critique the ingrained southern attitudes toward race...

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