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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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"I Never Knew That!"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Incorporating To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, narrative writing, and friendly letters, this lesson is ideal for any number of units in your classroom. First, read chapter 10 of the novel, noting Scout and Jem's reactions to their...
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"Scottsboro Boys": A Trial Which Defined an Age

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have resource. Whether your focus is racism, the Great Depression, the "Scottsboro Boys" trial, or part of a reading of To Kill A Mockingbird, the information contained in the seven-page packet will save hours of research...
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To Kill A Mockingbird: Characterization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze several of the characters from "To Kill a Mockingbird". They view segments of the film, create character webs based on the most revealing film scenes, write journal entries and participate in class discussion.
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To Kill a Mockingbird: A Historical Perspective

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners research the Great Depression. In this Great Depression lesson, students analyze primary sources to develop an understanding of life in the American south during the depression era as they read Harper Lee's To Kill a...
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John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover facts about John Brown. In this Harper's Ferry Raid lesson, 4th graders evaluate the lyrics to the song "John Brown's Body", and write a descriptive obituary  about John Brown. Students also view pictures of John...
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Point of View and Mentor Relationships

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders  analyze the role of mentors, point of view, and prejudice using the texts of To Kill a Mockingbird and Maya Angelou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In this literature analysis lesson, 10th graders review Scout's...
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Standards Focus: Characterization in To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this To Kill a Mockingbird characterization worksheet, learners compete a characterization chart on several characters from the novel. The chart is detailed and includes both direct and indirect characterization categories.
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Literary Response and Analysis

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze a work of literature about an author. In this biography analysis lesson, 9th graders research an author and work in groups to discuss the author with other students. Students research and discuss the authors Edgar...
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Literature: Mapping the Mockingbird

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils read Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, focusing on setting. They list items that create mental images of the novel's setting along with location references to characters and events. Using posterboard, they construct physical...
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To Kill a Mockingbird Tea

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders assume the identity of a character from the novel, To Kill A Mockingbird. They bring a southern-style dish (soul food) for social hour and wear an article of clothing that suits the character. They interact with other...
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The Silk Road: Connecting the Ancient World Through Trade

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Introduce learners to The Silk Road, the first world-wide web. The narrator of this short, animated video traces the pioneers of globalization and the impact they had on culture and economy. The Scythians, Darius the First, and Alexander...
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Turning on Your Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify philanthropy in a character in "To Kill A Mockingbird". They describe the philanthropic acts in the novel and chart their findings. They write about the character and have their classmates peer edit the paper.
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The Rule of Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the rule of law and government in this civics lesson. They discover the origins and how it impacts them on a daily basis. They also analyze its role in the judicial system.
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From Book To The Big Screen

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a six-panel byobu (Japanese visual storytelling) based upon the book "To Kill A Mockingbird" in this lesson suitable for an early High School Language Arts or Social Studies classroom.