This Teaching Guide: Exploring To Kill a Mockingbird lesson plan also includes:
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, considered by many to be a seminal piece of American literature, contains many complex literary themes that carry through United States history. Use a series of discussion questions and classroom activities to talk about the Great Depression, racism in the rural South, and the Scottsboro trial as they relate to To Kill a Mockingbird.
- Use discussion questions as essay prompts for the end of a novel unit
- Create an interdisciplinary lesson between history and language arts
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- Have images available for student review either online or in printed form
- Primary source images and articles are available via links within the teacher's guide
- Connects elements of the novel to relevant events in American history