This doodle-notes style worksheet is designed to be used in conjunction with the popular Crash Course Literature Season 2 video 'Race, class and gender, To Kill a Mockingbird part 2' on YouTube. The video covers the historical contexts of the text, the protagonist’s viewpoint, the characters Calpurnia and Atticus, and the significance of the title.
The printable worksheet encourages active listening and spurs students to think deeply about how to read, understand and interpret the text. The episode runs for approximately 12 minutes, so the mini-lesson could run for between 25-45 minutes depending on the class.
Photos of completed worksheets and teacher notes are included. The notes contain a hyperlink to the video. Please note that some worksheets have more than one version to account for spelling differences between the USA and UK/Australia. Ensure you print the applicable worksheet. Teacher notes are written with American spelling.
How to use:
1. Introduce the concept of doodle notes (if your class is unfamiliar). Google (or visit the TPT store of) Math Giraffe for more information about the benefits of doodle notes.
2. Explain that you will be watching a short video about the text and that students are to use the worksheet to take notes. Explain that they are encouraged to write, highlight, draw, shade, and scribble while listening/watching.
3. After the video has played, use it as a starting point for discussion about the text and discuss what students have written as part of their notes.
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