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To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird Cont.
Prejudices and False Assumptions in To Kill A Mockingbird
The Trial of Tom Robinson
Tom Robinson and the Scottsboro Boys
How to Help Your Kids
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This page includes all of your homework for the following unit. We will give this page to you in the beginning of the unit as part of our syllabus; however, if you forget to copy your assignment down, then you may come here to confirm what the homework is for that night. Reading for school is a habbit and something that we are trying to break into your everyday life.
To Kill A Mockingbird
, I ask that you read every night and answer the following questions in your notebook. Your answers do not have to be long, elaborate, or even correct; however, I do want to see that you put some thought into them. Therefore, I will know who is doing the reading! As long as you read, you will have no problem answering these questions. If you answer all of these questions, you will receive a better grade for participation! Thank you and Good Luck!
Homework Readings & Questions
Read Chapters 1-3. Answer Following Questions and bring them to class:
How did the Finch’s arrive in Alabama?
Where is Scout and Jem’s mother?
Why won’t Walter Cunningham borrow a quarter from MS. Caroline for lunch?
Read Chapters 4 and 5. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
Where do Scout and Jem start finding gifts?
Why does Scout start hanging out with Ms. Maudie?
Read Chapters 6 and 7. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
How does Ms. Maudie Account for Boo’s strangeness?
What unexpected natural phenomenon happens in Alabama for the first time in years?
Read Chapters 8 and 9. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
What does Boo Radley do during the night of the fire?
Why do Cecil Jacobs, Francis, and the other kids start taunting Scout about her father?
Read Chapters 10 and 11. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
Why does it surprise Scout and Jem when Atticus shoots the mad dog?
What does Mrs. Dubose do before she dies?
November 1,2 (Weekend)
Read Chapters 12-15. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
For whom does Reverend Sykes take a collection for?
What does Aunt Alexandria like to lecture the kids about?
Why does Dill run away from home?
Why does Walter Cunningham tell the group to leave?
Read Chapters 16 and 17. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
What does Sherriff Tate say on the witness stand?
How would you characterize Bob Ewell?
Read Chapters 18 and 19. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
When testifying, what does Mayella think Atticus is doing to her?
What does Tom say happened once Mayella invited him inside?
Read Chapters 20 and 21. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
Who is Dolphus Raymond? How is he significant?
Why does Calpurnia interrupt the court proceedings?
Read Chapters 22 and 23. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
Why does Jem cry the night of the trial?
Why does Bob Ewell threaten Atticus after the trial?
Read Chapters 24, 25, and 26. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
What do women at Aunt Alexandria’s tea party complain?
How does Tom Robinson’s death affect Maycomb?
What does Scout think about Miss Gates?
December 8, 9 (Weekend)
Read Chapters 27-31. Answer the following questions and bring them to class:
What happens to Judge Taylor?
Who attacks Jem and Scout in the woods?
Who saves Jem and Scout?
What is the official ruling of death of Scout and Jem’s attacker?
How is the damage to Jem?
Due December 10: Mr. B's take-home test.
This was distributed on December 6, 2012.
For history, I will be assigning readings of sections from the textbook. I will not assign you questions to these sections but I do expect you do the reading. Some events we do not discuss in class and lecture, so it is crucial that you read about these events for better understanding and further knowledge.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Chapter 10: Sections 1:
Chapter 10: Section 2:
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Chapter 10: Section 3:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Chapter 10: Section 4:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Chapter 11: Section: 2:
Friday, November 30, 2012
Chapter 11: Section 5:
Monday, December 3, 2012
Chapter 12: Section: 1:
Chapter 12: Section: 1:
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Chapter 16: Section 3:
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Chapter 29: Section 1:
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Chapter 29: Section 2:
Friday, December 7, 2012
Chapter 29: Section 3:
Due December 14, 2012: Paper Essay
for the unit. Click the "Assignments" tab for the questions. We will also distribute the paper topics on Friday, December 7.
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