Analyzing Character: Understanding Atticus (Chapter 1, cont.)

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Scholars use a Note-catcher to gather text evidence to reveal the character of Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird. After collecting evidence, they work with a partner to make an inference about the character, and then share their thoughts with the class.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Make copies of the excerpt and highlight examples of text evidence to model the activity 
Classroom Considerations

  • Part nine of 19 in the series Grade 8 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1
  • Requires completing the lessons in order
Pros

  • Offers an optional note-catcher for struggling readers
  • Includes teaching notes to aide instruction
Cons

  • None
Common Core