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Tuesday, 12/15

Class Launcher: Reflect and respond to this quote...who can this apply to in TKAM? 

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 on Chapters 12-16 on Today!! Turn in your paper and start to read Chapter 18.

Teaching and Learning Strategies: Continuing into Part 2 of TKAM, we will read and focus on themes related to social injustice and relevance to Georgia Studies and current issues (local, state, and world). 

Read and answer questions for Chapter 18 (181-193). 

  • Is Mayella like her father or different from him? In what ways? 
  • What might be the reason for Mayella's crying in the court? 
  • How does Mayella react to Atticus's politeness? Is she used to people being polite? 
  • How well does Mr. Gilmer prove Tom's guilt in the eyes of the reader (you) and in the eyes of the jury? Can you suggest why these might be different?

Summarizer: Someone is innocent until proven guilty. Apply this statement to the trial of Tom Robinson. 

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