‘Tips and Ideas’ Posts

 

Ideas for Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

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Here are some ideas for you to use while teaching To Kill a Mockingbird. I have included Unit Goals, Pre-Reading Activities, During Reading Activities, Reading Strategies, and After Reading Activities. If you would rather have all your prep work done with a full unit plan for To Kill a Mockingbird with lesson plans, a unit […]

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Tips for Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

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Here are my five top tips for teaching To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee: Don’t get bogged down by detail – So much happens in this novel.  If you try to cover every page of every chapter, it will take you months to get through it all.  Pick out the most important scenes and […]

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Atticus the Hero

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While teaching To Kill a Mockingbird, I came to appreciate what a wonderful literary hero Atticus Finch is. Atticus provides a great male role model for readers. Unlike many other male heroes, Atticus doesn’t show his strength or courage through physical conflict.  Atticus’ strength is in his unshakable morality; his courage is in his willingness […]

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