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To Kill a Mockingbird

 

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Gregory Peck in his Oscar-winning performance as Atticus Finch in the 1962 film faces a lynch mob with his children beside him.

 

 

A guide to teaching the novel.

 

Harper Lee's classic tale of prejudice and small town life in the south is as fresh and lively as ever.

 

This study guide to the novel offers ready-formatted task and worksheets and a complete answer guide

 

 

Contents of Guide

 

Teaching Guide

 

Study Guide

 

Introduction

3

Introduction

2

Suggested teaching plan

4

Harper Lee Biography

3

Timeline of Events

5

Historical Background

4

Chapter Commentaries:

 

Close Reading Task Sheets

7

Ch. 1-3: Introducing Maycomb

6

Characterisation

23

Ch. 4-7: the Radleys

7

The Novel as a Whole

25

Ch. 8-11: Varieties of Courage

8

A Very Small Dictionary

26

Ch. 12-15: Aunt Alexandra

9

Idioms Explained

27

Ch. 16-20 the Trial

10

Allusions

29

Ch. 21-26: Verdict and Aftermath

11

Worksheets

 

Ch. 27-31: the Pageant

12

Setting: Chapters 1-3

34

Close Reading Answer Guide:

13

Introducing Characters: Chapters 1-3

35

Street map

14

Vocabulary Exercise: Chapters 1-3

36

Implications and Inferences

16

Cause and Effect: Chapters 7-9

37

Focus on Setting

19

Foreshadowing

38

Foreshadowing

22

Irony: Chapters 10-11

39

Style

25

Conflict: Chapters 12-15

40

Irony

26

Check for Understanding: Chs 16-20

41

Conflict

28

Cause and Effect 2: Chapters 19-20

42

Analysing the Trial

36

Imagery: Chapters 1620

43

Close Reading Exercise

42

Vocabulary Exercise: Chapters 16-20

44

An Approach to Themes

43

Arguing a Case: the Trial

45

Analysis of Racism Theme

44

Conflict 2: Chapters 120

46

Theme Notes

45

Cause and Effect 3: Chapters 21 31

47

Structure and Point of View

48

Character Match-up

48

Symbols and motifs

49

Character Identification Quiz

49

The Novel as a Whole

51

Scout's Changing Attitudes

50

Worksheets Answer Guide

52

Character of Atticus

51

Quizzes and Tests

59

Themes

52

Sample Essays

65

Symbolism

53

Plans and Starters

68

Humour

54

 

 

Features of Lee's Style

55

 

 

Narrative Style

56

CD Extras: Gallery of photos from the Depression; Scottsboro Trial; Small Dictionary; Style checklist

 

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