To Kill a Mockingbird Literature Analysis

To Kill a Mockingbird Literature Analysis
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This unit plan is a comprehensive lesson plan for a short Literature unit centred on an extract from Harper Lee’s classic American novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.

Students will learn about segregation and legal processes while examining a provided copy of the text (4 pages). This student-centred, culturally relevant study of a well-known novel allows students the opportunity to practice close-reading, analysis, and big-picture thinking.

Reading comprehension includes such activities as:

  • Answer the questions based on the text (3 different levels);
  • Explain what is meant by the following phrases;
  • Make up and act out dialogues between different characters;
  • summary of the text;
  • opinion essay writing.

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Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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