Class Launcher: Describe this image in narative form using the five senses - taste, smell, hear, see, and touch. This is NOT a list. Do not start sentences with "I see, smell, taste, hear, touch/feel".
Standards: ELAGSE9-10RL2: Determine a theme and/or central idea of text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text. ELAGSE9-10RL3: Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme. ELAGSE9-10W1: Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
EQ: How does the character development contribute to the theme of the book and move the plot forward?
Activator: Quiz Chapters 5-7
Teaching and Learning Strategies: You will read Chapter 10 in TKAM.
Answer these questions and post in Showbie.
- Scout says that “Atticus was feeble”. Do you think that this is her view as she tells the story or her view when she was younger? Does she still think this after the events recorded in this chapter?
- In this chapter Atticus tells his children that “it's a sin to kill a mockingbird”. What reason does he give for saying this?
- Why does Heck Tate not want to shoot Tim Johnson?
- Near the end of this chapter Atticus cuts off Heck Tate as he is speaking to Jem. What might Heck have been about to say, and why would Atticus want to stop him from saying it?
- Jem and Scout have different views about telling people at school how well Atticus can shoot. Explain this difference. Which view is closer to your own?
Summarizer: How is Scout's character developing?