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Great Depression Photography & Allusion Following a brief lesson on allusion within chapter one, students are asked to write a short essay/ constructed response that connects an allusion embedded within Harper Lee's introduction of the setting to a photograph the student finds through a quick Google Search.
Great Depression Setting and Novel Connection Prompt: Consider the information you have gathered from farm life during the Great Depression from To Kill a Mockingbird and compare it to the video Life on a Rural Iowa Family Farm.
Literature Pair- Calpurnia's Role I have taken the single paragraph and created ten context vocabulary questions and a Constructed Response question to go along with it. The goal here is multifaceted. First, I would like students to understand Calpurnia's role within the Finch household from an autobiographical point of view while also giving students more exposure to context based vocabulary.
Historical Context Lynching Culture This assignment has students read two articles and connect them back to the pivotal jailhouse scene of To Kill a Mockingbird. The particular articles were chosen to highlight the banality of evil as well as the mob mentality of lynching culture during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Jim Crow ~ First hand Account Lillian Smith's Autobiography, From Outside the Magic Circle, brings the segregation of Jim Crow South to life through the eyes of a white seven year old girl on her birthday. By incorporating this piece into the readings, teachers are able to shed a little more light on the times and help students navigate the world of Scout Finch.