Tuesday, November 29, 2011


Questions to answer from the 'informational text' about To Kill a Mockingbird:

What other author was Harper Lee's friend?
What college did she graduate from?
What prize did TKAM win?
What other novels has Harper Lee published?

What are the priorties Jean Blackall says Lee displays in TKAM (and shares with author Jane Austen)?

What line/excerpt exemplifies the theme of courage/compassion? how/why?
How are Gender Roles displayed and broken in TKAM?

What Social Codes are displayed and broken in TKAM?
Which characters are equated with mockingbirds?

Why doesn't TKAM receive much academic attention?
Which event in the novel is a mini representation of the Racial Injustice theme? and Atticus' role in it?

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