To Kill a Mockingbird, FIVE WEEKS of Dynamic Lessons for Harper Lee’s Novel


Enjoy this MASSIVE bundle of beautifully designed materials that will take your class through FIVE FULL WEEKS OF LESSONS covering Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird. Everything you’ll need is here; just add a class set of To Kill a Mockingbird novels and you’re good to go.

This HUGE bundle includes:

• A day-by-day calendar to follow with helpful details and nightly homework assignments (read this file first when you open the bundle) (4-page PDF)
• An introductory lesson focusing on Lee’s technique of using an Unreliable Narrator; lesson includes an in-class creative writing task (47 slides)
• An introductory lesson focusing on the “N-word” and its use in the novel (3-page PDF, 2-slide Powerpoint)
• A dynamic, multimedia lecture to introduce important character, historical, and theme elements of To Kill a Mockingbird; includes quickwrite topic/discussion starter (32 slides with video clip)
• One-Question Quizzers for To Kill a Mockingbird to hold students accountable for nightly reading assignments. A quick and easy way for you to tell who is (or isn’t) completing nightly reading. (8-page PDF, key included)
• Study guide/homework/group discussion questions for all 31 chapters of To Kill a Mockingbird with detailed answer keys. (31-page PDF)
• Close reading worksheets featuring slices of text from ch. 2, ch. 9, ch. 15, and ch. 23; these four separate lessons come with detailed examples of completed worksheets to serve as models of proper annotation and discussion starters. (8-page PDF)
• Cross-curricular lesson using math and problem-solving skills in the Day in the Life of the Working Poor activity. (1-page PDF)
• Character Cell Phone activity that encourages students to use today’s popular technology as a characterization tool (2-page PDF, key included)
• Scout Finch: Courtroom Reporter activity to use with ch. 16-17. A high-interest activity that will require students to dig back into the text to chart Scout’s descriptions of the Maycomb court house and early trial action. (2-page PDF, key included)
• Word! Worksheet, a vocabulary-building activity that can work with any chapter in this novel or any piece of text you use in any of your classes. A universal vocabulary-building tool. (2-page PDF, key included)
• A Police Report writing and sketch activity to reinforce real-world language skills. This worksheet can be reused with many other short stories, plays, and novels. (1-page PDF)
• Non-fiction reading and writing activity connecting the real-life case of the Scottsboro Boys to Tom Robinson (4-page PDF, key included)
• Creative writing Blackout Poetry lesson (27 slides)
• Timeline Review Game/Worksheet charting 22 events in the novel along a 1933-1935 timeline (3-page PDF, key included)
• Flyswatter Review Game; lots of loud and active fun with this review game featuring 45 character, plot, and quote identification questions (25-page PDF, key included)
• 50-question end-of-unit exam (character matching, true/false, and quote identification) with answer key (4-page PDF)
• Essay topic sheet featuring five options that will all require mastery of text, research of real-life connections, and depth of thought in students’ analysis (1-page PDF)

A total of 99 pages and 108 slides of rich content! Tons of material to keep your students entertained and enriched.

Note: Most of these items (the Unreliable Narrator lecture, the “N-word” lesson, the novel’s intro. lecture, the one-question quizzers, the study guide/homework/group discussion questions, the close readings, cross-curricular Day in the Life of Working Poor math lesson, the Character Cell Phone worksheet, Police Report worksheet, Word! vocabulary builder, non-fiction Scottsboro Boys lesson, Blackout Poetry, and Timeline review game/worksheet) are sold separately at my store, but you’ll SAVE 26 PERCENT by buying this budget-priced collection of complete materials. No need to purchase these items separately if you grab this cost-saving bundle. The other items (the calendar, Scout Finch: Courtroom Reporter activity, Flyswatter Review Game, 50-question exam, and essay topics) are not sold separately and can be purchased only as part of this bundle, creating EVEN MORE VALUE for you.

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Total Pages
108 slides; 99 pages PDF
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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