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Introduction & Chapter 1
Do Now
What is your
heritage
? In other words, where is your family from and how does this influence who you are? Explain your
heritage
and how it affects you in a paragraph of
NO LESS
than 5 sentences.
Does our heritage define us?
Anticipation Guide
Respond to each question by writing
true
or
false
next to the question number on your paper; then, write a short explanation of why you chose true or false.
1. All men (and women) are created equal.
2. Nobody is all bad or all good.
3. A hero is born, not made.
4. Nobody is above the law.
5. In our justice system, all citizens are treated fairly in courts of law.
6. When the law does not succeed in punishing criminals, citizens should do so.
Vocabulary
eccentric
departing from the established norm, model, or rule.
malevolent
having or showing a wish to do evil to others
intimidation
threats
summary
Read Together
Homework
Finish vocabulary squares for the words we went over today. Finish reading chapter 1 and complete the character and setting descriptions for the following:
1. Atticus Finch
2. Jean Louise (Scout) Finch
3. Jem Finch
4. Calpurnia
7. Stephanie Crawford
5. Charles Baker (Dill) Harris
6. The Radley Place
8. Arthur (Boo) Radley
Chapters 2-3
Atticus
Scout
Jem
Walter
Calpurnia
Dill
Burris
Boo
Miss
Caroline
Vocabulary
condescended
Bring one's self own to an inferior level
indigenous
native
pronouncements
Authoritative statements
Writing Activity 1
In small groups:
1. Read passage completely through without marking ANYTHING.
2. When you are done reading talk with your group and decide what you think the tone is.
3. Read through it a second time underlining words that create the tone and contribute to the mood of the story.
4. Answer the writing prompt using claim, quote, and explanation
Do Now
Nothing is perfect, and school is one example of this.
If you could change one thing about school, what would it be and why? Explain your thoughts in a paragraph of at least 5 sentences.

irked
Annoyed; bothered
persevere
Remain constant to a purpose in spite of obstacles
compromise
Settlement of differences in which each party has given up something or agreed to new terms
Review
With a partner, discuss the first chapter of the book (What happened? Who did we meet? Who is our narrator?) and write down one questions you have about the story so far.
What are you still confused about??
Read together
Homework
Finish reading through chapter three. Then complete the question 1 in study guide and vocabulary squares for the readings.
Do Now
Write about a memorable experience for you in school.
What was that experience (club, teacher, class, or friends)? What made it memorable?
5 - 10 sentences
Chapters 4-7
Chapters 8 - 9
Chapters 10-11
Part 1
Chapters 17-18
Chapters 25-28
Chapters 15-17
Chapters 22-24
Chapters 12-14
Chapters 19-21
Chapters 29-31
Part 2
Vocabulary
Tyranny
Unanimous
Evasion
Chameleon
Tormenting
Quibbling
Teetered
Malignant
Extreme harshness; rigor
In complete agreement
Act of avoiding
Changeable; like the lizard known for changing colors to blend with its surroundings
Harassing; bothering; pestering
Making petty distinctions or irrelevant observations
Swayed back and forth unsteadily in a seesaw motion
Actively evil in nature
Do Now
How have we seen the characters in TKAM influence one another? Write
2-3 sentences
about how each of the following pairs of characters have been effected or influenced by the other:

How has Dill influenced Jem?
How has Calpurnia influenced Scout?
How has Atticus influenced Scout?
How has Boo Radley influenced Jem, Scout, and Dill?
1. What questions do you have as you read?
2. The setting seems important because…
* 3. (Name a character) surprised me when…
* 4. A really good description is…
5. This writer’s style of writing is…
* 6. This reminds me of…
* 7. The best part of this section was…because…
* 8. I predict _________will happen…
9. I want to know more about…
10. These pages were boring because…
* 11. The conflict in this section is….
12. I can relate to (name a character) because…
* 13. What’s your favorite part of the book so far?
* 14. Based on what we’ve read, how do you think it’s going to end?

HW: Read Chapters 4 & 5
Answer the following Q's on a sheet of paper that you will turn in next class:
Ch 4:
1. What are the two things Scout finds in the
tree?
2. Why did Atticus get mad at Jem at the end of the chapter? What game were they playing?
Ch 5:
1. What does Maudie say happened to Arthur (Boo) Radley?
2. What did Jem and Dill write on their note to Boo?
3. Who are the two adults who are sympathetic towards Boo?
irritable or cross
a white, tasteless powder used as an antacid and mild laxative
Vocabulary
The stock market crash in 1929 that led to the Great Depression
deliberating; considering
made familiar with
irritable or cross
a white, tasteless powder used as an antacid and mild laxative
entrusted
given over to another for care or protection
adjacent
next to
perplexity
the condition of being puzzled
ingenuous
without sophistication; artless; innocent
fanatical
possessed or driven by excessive zeal
isolate
to separate from the group; set apart
Jim Crow
With a partner, answer the following questions about chapters 4 & 5. Write your answers on your own warm-up paper.
1. What are 3 major events that happened in chapters 4 &5?
2. Who is Maudie Atkinson? What did she have to say about Arthur (Boo) Radley? Why might she be an important person to Jem and Scout?
3. Are your feelings and thoughts towards Boo changing? If so, why? If not, why not?
If your house was on fire, what ONE object would you save? Write a paragraph of AT LEAST 5 sentences explaining your thoughts.

What do you know about racism? What does it mean? Why do you think it happens? Write down what you know about American History for African-Americans before 1963. You know a lot just think about it....

5 -10 sentences
Review Chapters 8 - 9 Together
Important quotes and passages?
What's going on here?
You are about to watch a short clip about Jim Crow Laws in the United States. When the clip is finished, you will answer some questions.
P
L
O
T

Exposition
creates the tone
gives the setting
introduces the characters
supplies background information and other facts necessary for understanding
Complication
the knot (you'll understand soon)
introduces the conflict (the struggle that grows out of the interaction of two opposing forces)
sets the rising action in motion
Rising Action
the intensifying of the complication
the event or events that present and develop the story's conflict
Climax
the turning point or highest point of action in the story
point at which the most important part of the action takes place and the final outcome is inevitable
Falling Action
events in a narrative that follow the climax
resolves the conflict of the story
Resolution
French term:
denouement
(the untying of a knot)
conclusion of the action of the plot
falling action is brought to a close
outcome of the conflict is presented to the reader
the plan, scheme, or main story
of a literary or dramatic work
What happens at Christmas with Francis? What really sets off Scout?
What do you think the fire at Miss Maudie's house represents? Do you think it is significant or foreshadows anything?
Who is Jim Crow?
What are Jim Crow Laws?
legal punishments on people for consorting with members of another race. The most common types of laws forbade intermarriage and ordered business owners and public institutions to keep their black and white clientele separated.
What do you think about modern racism? Why?
Start reading Chapter 9 together
Homework: Read Chapters 9-11
irritable or cross
a white, tasteless powder used as an antacid and mild laxative
Vocabulary
The stock market crash in 1929 that led to the Great Depression
Works Progress Administration: a government organization founded by Franklin Roosevelt as part of the New Deal that built new roads, bridges, hospitals, schools, etc. across the United States
irritable or cross
a white, tasteless powder used as an antacid and mild laxative
contemporaries
of or about the same age
inconspicuous
not readily noticeable
peril
danger
contradict
to go against
inaudible
unable to be heard
cantankerous
contrary; disagreeable; quarrelsome
1.2.5 The student will extend or further develop meaning by explaining the implications of the text for the reader or contemporary society.

4.1.1 The student will state and explain a personal response to a given "text."
While reading in class, write down at least 5 questions, facts, and/or reactions to the text. You must have at least five before we leave today.
Do Now
Vocabulary
Business owners in northern Alabama with great power and wealth who influenced politicians
A type of caterpillar used by fishermen in the South
A fiery Methodist preacher
A disease caused by the parasite hookworms. Symptoms include abdominal pain and weakness.
The act of paying something back or transferring something to another person
The stock market crash in 1929 that led to the Great Depression
Slang for head lice
irritable or cross
a white, tasteless powder used as an antacid and mild laxative
compensation
emerge
acquired
ecclesiastical
extract
preoccupation
pensive
infallible
Blackstone's Commentaries
Homework
Finish reading
chapters

12
,
13
and
14
. As you read, answer the 9 questions on the handout on your own paper. Then, bring those questions with you next class.
DO NOT RESPOND ON EDMODO
.
Exit Ticket
Go back to your list of contractions you made while we were reading chapter 12. Now, rewrite them so that they are not contractions. (For example,
'em
=
them
)
QUIZ NEXT CLASS ON CHAPTERS 12-14
QUIZ NEXT CLASS ON CHAPTERS 12-14
Something given or received as substitution or payment
to come forth from something
Obtained
Pertaining to church
To forcibly draw forth; pull out
The absorption of the attention or intellect
Thoughtful
Unfailing; always correct
One of the most important books ever written on English law
(slang) drunk
An assistant or secretary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Reliable vs. Unreliable
Unreliable Narrator is someone you can't trust to tell you what is really happening
Do you trust Scout as the narrator? Why?
Review Homework
In pairs, review the homework questions. Take five minutes to compare your answers and help your partner with anything that was confusing. If you did not do your homework, begin completing it now.
Take out a piece of paper and a writing utensil.
Title your paper TKM Quiz 12-14
Motif
A
motif
is a recurring idea or image in a piece of literature
In TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD,
motifs
include the mockingbird, racism, Boo Radley, and small-town life
Motifs
are stated directly and often help reveal the themes in a text
Motifs
are usually specific to that story or novel (they don't apply to other texts)
Identifying

Theme

by Analyzing

Motif
We know that a
motif
in TKM is
small-town life
. In pairs, work together to fill in the chart to identify what the examples of small-town life from pp. 172-173 tell us. Then, write a
theme
related to small-town life based on your examples.
Homework
2. The
motif
of racism emerges more clearly in chapters 15 & 16. Identify and write three examples of exact quotes from these chapters that support the
motif
of racism. Bring these into class next time.
1. Read chapters 15 & 16
Exit Ticket
Explain the difference between
motif
and
theme
defendant
begrudge
oblivious
encumbered
dispelled
Person against whom an action is brought. For example Tom Robinson is the defendant.
To envy the possession or enjoyment of something
unaware
hindered or stopped
To have done away with
Theme
A
theme
is a message or a main idea that the
reader can infer from a text
One
theme
in TKM is that you don't really know someone until you walk in their shoes
Themes
are not stated directly, but
are

figured out by analyzing motifs and other information in the text
Themes
are universal (they apply to more than just the story or novel)
Warm up
Write a paragraph about the favorite part of your winter break. Be sure to include a
topic sentence
("My favorite part of winter break was..."), and enough details to support it and write five sentences or more.
YOU HAVE 8-10 MINUTES
. If you finish early, underline all of the modifiers that you used in your paragraph.
Review
With a partner, list 5-7 important events from chapters 12-16 (The beginning of part 2). You have five minutes.
skewed
corroborating
fluctuations
corrugated
traumas
acrimonious
pantomime
contorted
evoked
pilgrimage
articulate
Whole Group Discussion
Who is on trial beginning in chapter 17?
What is he on trial for?
Who is defending him?
Who is the prosecutor?
Who is the judge?
Who is charging him with the crime?
While Reading...
Create a chart like the one below and fill in the appropriate information for each witness
Witness
What We Learn From His/Her Testimony
Page #
Heck Tate
Bob Ewell
Mayella
Ewell
Homework
Finish reading chapter 18; then, fill in the missing information in your chart for Mayella Ewell's testimony.
Exit Ticket
Did you find Bob Ewell's testimony truthful? Why or why not?
Verb: Turned to one side.
Verb: confirm or give support
Noun: changes
Adj: Shaped into alternate ridges and grooves.
Noun: distressing or disturbing experiences
Adj: angry and bitter
Noun: a dramatic performance
where actors make gestures and are accompanied by music
Verb: twisted or bent out of shape
Verb: to bring about
Noun: a trip to a holy land
Adj: Having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently
Warm up
Which is worse? Being accused of a serious crime that you did not commit, or being forced to accuse someone else even if you know they are innocent? Write a paragraph explaining your position.
YOU HAVE 10 MINUTES. THIS IS BEING COLLECTED
.
Include a clear topic sentence (Being accused of a serious crime is worse than accusing an innocent person of that crime
).
If you
finished
your homework
sit on this side of the room
If you did
NOT
finish your homework
sit on this side of the room
Silently
, complete the reading and then fill in the empty spaces on your chart.
With a partner
, analyze Mayella's testimony. Provide three examples of when she is inconsistent with her story. Then, identify the best way Atticus makes her look like a liar.
MOVIE
We will watch about 10 minutes of the movie depicting the testimony of Heck Tate, Bob Ewell, and Mayella Ewell.
For each person, list three characteristics

(smart, funny, obtuse)

and explain for each why you chose it
.
Chapter 19 Classwork
As we read together, write down at least 5 facts, questions, and/or reactions to the text.
Quick Write!
In 2-3 sentences, explain who is the better lawyer, Mr. Gilmer or Atticus. Be specific!
Homework
Read to the end of chapter 21. Then, go to faketweetbuilder.com and create your own tweet based on information from chapters 19-21. Look at my example. If you don't have access to a computer, write on paper the tweets. You must use tweets from at least 3 characters!
QUIZ NEXT CLASS - CH. 17-21
Exit Ticket
Will Tom be found guilty or innocent? Write your thoughts in 2-3 sentences. Be specific!
acquainted
unimpaired
expunge
candid
discreet
perpetrate
pauper
tacit
droves
vengeance
I first became acquainted with Mr. Jones after I met him at a party.
Because he had not ingested any drugs or alcohol, Shawn's decision making was unimpaired.
The judge instructed the recorder to expunge the last statement from the record because it was out of line.
While some athletes give lengthy interviews, many are not entirely candid with the journalist interviewing them.
The late student tried to be discreet by slipping quietly into the classroom through the back door.
A crime has been perpetrated against the group working for equal rights.
minute
While the dictator lived in wealth and luxury, most of the citizens were paupers who scraped to find meals each day.
It is a tacit rule in society that you stand a few feet behind people while waiting to use the ATM.
People came out in droves to President Obama's first inauguration, and the second should be quite similar.
Harry Potter knew that he must have his vengeance with Voldemort since he killed Harry's parents.
In an FBI investigation, every minute detail must be scrutinized in order to ensure that nothing is missed.
Warm up
Identify the part of speech of each underlined word (noun, pronoun, verb, modifier [modifiers are adjectives or adverbs])
I looked around. They were standing. All around us and in the balcony on the opposite wall, the Negroes were getting to their feet. Reverend Sykes' voice was as distant as Judge Taylor's: "Miss Jeane Louise, stand up. Your father's passin'."
QUIZ
Analyze Atticus' Closing Argument: Is it Persuasive?
Reread pp. 271-275. Then, complete the chart below.
Important Quote
What it means in your own words
1
2
3
Write a response explaining Atticus' argument and whether or not it is persuasive. Your response should have an introductory thesis, and then two full paragraphs. Thesis should say: "Atticus' main point is that _________ and it is/is not persuasive because _____.
impassive
cynical
credibility
acquittal
vehement
wrath
reverence
wary
commence
squalor
linger
preface
Read and Respond
Read ch. 22 independently and respond to the following questions:
1.

What is the significance of Alexandra calling Atticus "brother?"
2. Why does Miss Maudie give Jem a piece of cake from the big cake and not his own small one?
3. Jem says that when he gets older he will outlaw juries. Do you think this is a good idea? Why or why not?
Homework
Read chapter 23 and respond to the following in a paragraph:
What do we learn about Aunt Alexandra after she forbids Scout from inviting Walter Cunningham over for dinner? YOU MUST USE INFORMATION FROM THE TEXT TO SUPPORT YOUR ANSWER (You must use a quote from the chapter in your response and explain why it is important).
Even after his dog died, the impassive man did not change his expression.
After he was cheated on, the man became cynical toward a relationship of any kind.
Once the student was caught skipping and lied about it, his credibility was shot.
Even though all evidence pointed to a guilty verdict, the defendant was granted an acquittal.
Even though he was hurt, RG3 was vehement about staying in the game.
After disobeying the Emperor, the pauper felt the wrath of the man in charge.
The martial arts student had great reverence for his master, who taught him everything he knew.
After seeing the snake on the plane, the woman was wary of ever flying again.
After the national anthem, the game commenced.
Because they were responsible for bathing themselves, the Ewell children lived in squalor.
Even though he left the room, the dog passed gas and everyone could smell it for minutes because it lingered.
The author prefaced his book with a story about what motivated him to write it.
Structure of Paragraphs
1. Make your claim (topic sentence)
Atticus' main point is that _____________.
2. Support your claim with proof from the text.
Atticus illustrates his point when he says, "___________________________________."
3. Explain how the proof from the text proves your claim to be true.
This shows that _______________________.
4. If your paragraph is short, use another example and then explain it like you did with the first proof.
Warm Up:
Reread the last couple pages of Chapter 24 starting on page 314. Which of the following three choices do you find to be the most disturbing event over those pages and why. Must be a half page with a thesis (your MAIN argument) to get any credit.
1. The idea that Tom Robinson had given up all hope and attempted to escape prison.
2. The fact that Tom Robinson was shot 17 times.
3. When Miss. Maudie and Aunt Alexandra walked back to lunch with their friends after hearing the news about Tom, but acting as if nothing had happened.
Group 1:

Write a timeline of events for chapters 27-31
Group 2:
Identify 4
Themes in
TKAM.

Describe each theme and find 2-3 events in the novel that illustrate each.
Group 3:
Identify the
mood(s) for
each ch. 27-31

Write the mood
and give
examples from
the book that
prove your
assertion.
Group 4
Find 4 key
Quotes from
TKAM ch 27-31.

Write the full quote and who said it.

Write 2-3 sentences for each on why the quote is significant.
Warm Up: Respond to the following on a sheet of paper:


Write a To Kill A Mockingbird book review. Explain what you liked and didn't like about the novel. Was the story believable? Were the characters well developed? Do you think the author did a good job of describing life in a southern town in the mid-1930s? Must be a 1/2 page or more
Quick Review:
Start a new page in your notes and do the following activity independently. You have 12 minutes.
Ch #
Key event(s) & 1 Significant Quote
25
26
27
28
Independent Study
With one (1) partner, answer the following questions in
your notes. You will be able to use these notes on your
FINAL EXAM. Write answers that will be useful to you!
Ch. 25
1. Why does Jem get so upset about Scout crushing the bug?
2. What's the connection between this scene and Atticus' rule not to kill mockingbirds?

3. How does Helen Robinson (Tom's wife) react to the news of his death? Answer using a quote and then explain the quote.

4. How does the rest of Maycomb react to the news of Tom's death?Answer using a quotation and then explain the quote.3. What does Mr. Ewell mean when he says, on p. 323, that with Tom dead, that "made one down and about two more to go?"
Ch. 27
1. What's the difference between America and Germany, according to Scout's teacher?

2. What does the dictatorship in Germany allow Hitler to do? Why can it be dangerous to have a dictatorship?

3. Why does Jem get so angry about Scout's question on p. 331? According to Jem, why is it okay to hate Hitler even though it's usually not okay to hate?
Active Reading
Ch. 28 pt. 3
As the audiobook is playing, follow along in
your books while listening - this will help you become a stronger reader!
Choose 7
Vocab words
from chap. 25-28
that you don't know.

Look them up and write a short story of no more than 2 paragraphs using all 7 words.
Exit ticket:
Were you surprised that Bob Ewell
went so far as to attack Jem and Scout?
Why or why not?
Lessons Video
Create a poster
illustrating the
themes
Presentations

In your notes, write
down the information
your peers have presented. You will be able to use your notes on your exam!
In your notes, write down the 4 lessons
Scout learns in the novel.


Extra Credit (in my heart)! What is the one
lesson that Atticus learns in the novel?
Read along to the audio for the final Chapter of TKAM. I will stop the audio every few minutes to give you a chance to annotate the plot in your notes
Ch. 31 pt1
Ch. 31 pt. 2
total audio time approx. 15min
Exit Ticket: What is
one thing you learned
from reading TKAM?
Tone: is the author's attitude toward you (the reader).
Mood: the feeling or emotion you feel as you are reading.
Symbolism
The use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities.
Symbolism in To Kill a Mockingbird
Innocence
Maturity
Symbolic Roles:

Childhood innocence
Racism
Logical thinking
Possibility of
change
Discussion Questions
In your small group decide roles:
Task Master
Scribe
Quote Finder
Time Watcher
Choose four (4) questions, one has to have a star (*) by it. Each question answer should be 5 -10 sentences. Be descriptive! Questions with stars (*) need claim, quote, and explanation.
Do Now
We often "judge a book by its cover." Talk about how you have experienced an unfair judgement or judged someone else unfairly. If you cannot think of a personal experience write about how judgement is fair or unfair.
5 - 10 sentences
Do Now
Do Now
debating
acquainted
1. What questions do you have as you read?
2. The setting seems important because…
* 3. (Name a character) surprised me when…
* 4. A really good description is…
5. This writer’s style of writing is…
* 6. This reminds me of…
* 7. The best part of this section was…because…
* 8. I predict _________will happen…
9. I want to know more about…
10. These pages were boring because…
* 11. The conflict in this section is….
12. I can relate to (name a character) because…
* 13. What’s your favorite part of the book so far?
* 14. Based on what we’ve read, how do you think it’s going to end?

Discussion Questions
In your small group decide roles:
Task Master
Scribe
Quote Finder
Time Watcher
Choose four (4) questions, one has to have a star (*) by it. Each question answer should be 5 -10 sentences. Be descriptive! Questions with stars (*) need claim, quote, and explanation.
This is the second time Scout has gotten into a fight due to the same reason. What are you predictions?
Jim Crow Laws were "done away" with after the Civil Rights. Do you think that is true?
1. What questions do you have as you read?
2. The setting seems important because…
* 3. (Name a character) surprised me when…
* 4. A really good description is…
5. This writer’s style of writing is…
* 6. This reminds me of…
* 7. The best part of this section was…because…
* 8. I predict _________will happen…
9. I want to know more about…
10. These pages were boring because…
* 11. The conflict in this section is….
12. I can relate to (name a character) because…
* 13. What’s your favorite part of the book so far?
* 14. Based on what we’ve read, how do you think it’s going to end?

Discussion Questions
In your small group decide roles:
Task Master
Scribe
Quote Finder
Time Watcher
Choose four (4) questions, one has to have a star (*) by it. Each question answer should be 5 -10 sentences. Be descriptive! Questions with stars (*) need claim, quote, and explanation.
Do Now
Write about a time when you encountered a different culture. How did you feel? What was the difference? Do you think it's important to respect others' cultures
4 - 6 Sentences
indulge
amiably
complacently
To allow one a special pleasure
Good-naturedly; cordially
In a self-satisfied manner
Why would the author give you a "kid" as a narrator?
What might be the purpose?
Do you think that Harper Lee did the right thing?
Do Now
Write a
6 - 10 sentence
story about what is happening in this picture. Be descriptive and detailed.
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