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Wednesday, 12/16

Class Launcher: Who is the "Mockingbird" in the book, and what is the "sin"? Explain why you chose this character. 

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: Click on the image to review the clip about discrimination. 

 

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 19 (193-203). 

  • What made Tom visit the Ewell's house in the first place? 
  • Why does Scout think that Mayella Ewell was “the loneliest person in the world”? 
  • In your own words explain Mayella's relationship with her father. 
  • How does Dill react to this part of the trial? Why is this, in your opinion?

Summarizer:  How are people in Maycomb reacting to the trial?

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