Monthly Archives: April 2014

Final TKAM Quiz on Friday

To Kill a Mockingbird
Chapter 22 – 31 Quiz
Study Guide

Know Your Characters:
Tom Robinson                                 Helen Robinson
Link Deas                                        Miss Gates
Mrs. Grace Merriweather                 Miss Stephanie Crawford
Arthur (Boo) Radley                        Calpurnia
Heck Tate                                        Miss Maudie Atkinson
Mr. Underwood                                Cecil Jacobs
Dill Harris                                        Aunt Alexandra
Bob Ewell

Don’t forget the characters from the first quiz as well!

Be able to describe these characters and discuss significant actions of each.

Be prepared to discuss the following significant events presented in the novel:

The Aftermath of Tom’s Trial
The Mrunas and the Missionary Society
Current Events in the Third Grade
Tom Robinson’s Death / Helen Robinson’s Reaction
Halloween and the Pageant
Bob Ewell’s threat and Attack Under the Old Oak Tree
The Boo Radley Encounter

Be prepared to write short answer responses on significant quotes from the text:

The life lessons Jem and Scout continue to learn.

The hypocrisy found in Maycomb society with regard to race.

The significance of the novel’s title and the symbolism found therein.

The use of foreshadowing in the text.

Review each of the study guides you’ve completed as well!

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TKAM Reading Schedule

In order to complete the text in time for the viewing of the film next Wednesday, we will need to adhere to the following reading schedule:

Wednesday night: Chapter 24 (big event!)

Thursday night: Chapters 26 and 26

Over the weekend: Chapter 27

In class on Monday: Chapter 28 (big event!)

Monday night: Chapters 29, 30, 31

Congratulations! You’ve finished!

Defining Your Terms Sheet

In preparation for your To Kill a Mockingbird Argument Paper answering the question What is this text about?, you will first need to complete the “Defining Your Terms” worksheet.  If you need another copy, I have posted the sheet for your reference below. This process is designed to help you decide how to best answer the question.  Remember that “epigraphs” are just famous quotations that help guide your paper.  You can fins these at sites like brainyquote.com or quotegarden.com.

This sheet is due tomorrow.

Defining Your Terms (page 1)

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Defining Your Terms (page 2)

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Study Guide for Mockingbird Quiz on Wednesday

To Kill a Mockingbird
Chapter 9- 21 Quiz on Wednesday, April 23rd
Study Guide

Know Your Characters:
Tom Robinson                                 Mayella Ewell
Mr. Gilmer                                       Dolphus Raymond
Aunt Alexandra                               Tim Johnson
Uncle Jack Finch                             Cousin Francis
Heck Tate                                        Zeebo
Mrs. Dubose                                    Reverend Sykes
Bob Ewell                                         Judge Taylor
Don’t forget the characters from the first quiz as well!

Be able to describe these characters and discuss significant actions of each.

Be prepared to discuss the following significant events presented in the novel:

Christmas at Finch’s Landing
The Mad Dog Incident
Mrs. Dubose’s Illness
First Purchase African M.E. Church
The Trial of Tom Robinson
Mob Mentality

Be prepared to write short answer responses on significant quotes from the text:

The life lessons Jem and Scout continue to learn.

The importance of family and reputation.

The importance placed on social class and race in the south during the 1930s.

Review each of the Socratic Seminar worksheets and Quotation Collections you’ve completed as well!