To Kill a Mockingbird Lesson Plans and Activities
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Harper Lee's classic text was published in 1960, and its main themes of justice, race and gender are just as relevant today as they were then. Most importantly, this often taught text can be a springboard to conversations about how these themes are still affecting people today, and how the lack of an African American voice in the novel -- rather, Tom is just a character who never narrates -- affects the perspective of the narrator and the novel. You may also want to check out this free course on the classic novel via Facing History and Ourselves.
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Teaching To Kill a MockingbirdBack to top
Use these lesson plans, activities and handouts to teach To Kill a Mockingbird in your class.
To Kill a Mockingbird and Historical ContextBack to top
To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in a Jim Crow, segregated South during the Great Depression. These lesson plans and activities will help students understand the historical context of the novel.
Using To Kill a Mockingbird to Teach Understanding and ActivismBack to top
Fiction can be a powerful tool to help teach students about activism and how to be more understanding.