A Study Guide For Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : A Study Guide for Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.


To Kill A Mockingbird Study Guide

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Description : Study Guide by Andrew Clausen, for the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winning novel. Written by Harper Lee (1926- ) and published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird is her only novel. She grew up in the small town of Monroeville, Alabama, and drew upon many experiences and places that she knew as a child to create her novel's setting. In the sleepy southern town of Maycomb, Alabama, Scout Finch and her brother Jen revel in the glory days of childhood, trading stories and superstitiions with Dill Harris, the imaginative nephew of their neighbor. Dill is especially fascinated with the legends surrounding the mysterious Boo Radley, who stays in his house all day, but, according to rumors, comes out at night to dine on squirrels and cats and peek in windows. Their summer days are spent adding to the Boo Radley legends or devising ways to make Boo come out. As Scout becomes increasingly uneasy about playing games that revolve around Boo Radley, she is guided by the wisdom of her father, Atticus, and Calpurnia, their cook. Scout is learning the ways and unwritten rules of southern society and how to get along in it. Atticus is a lawyer with an extrememly difficult case on his hands. Tom Robinson, a black man, has been accused of raping a white girl. With deep-seated prejudice working against him, Atticus must prove his client's innocence. Scout and Jem watch while their otherwise civilized neighbors show subtle disapproval or outright distate for Atticus's defense of a black man. While Atticus struggles to do the right thing, Scout struggles with her Aunt Alexandra, who has come to live with them. Aunt Alexandra is set on making Scout into a refined southern lady by instilling in her the rules of social decorum. Atticus is more concerned that his children simply do what is right. Meanwhile, the trial of Tom Robinson reaches its conclusion, and tragedy befalls. All the while, Atticus is challenging the very structure of southern society and the prejudices around him.


To Kill A Mockingbird Maxnotes Literature Guides

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Description : REA's MAXnotes for Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird MAXnotes offer a fresh look at masterpieces of literature, presented in a lively and interesting fashion. Written by literary experts who currently teach the subject, MAXnotes will enhance your understanding and enjoyment of the work. MAXnotes are designed to stimulate independent thought about the literary work by raising various issues and thought-provoking ideas and questions. MAXnotes cover the essentials of what one should know about each work, including an overall summary, character lists, an explanation and discussion of the plot, the work's historical context, illustrations to convey the mood of the work, and a biography of the author. Each chapter is individually summarized and analyzed, and has study questions and answers.


Study Guide To To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Description : A comprehensive study guide offering in-depth explanation, essay, and test prep for Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. As a novel of the Civil Rights era, To Kill a Mockingbird tells the story of a lawyer who represented an African American accused of rape. Moreover, Lee weaves the theme of honor throughout the book and explores human dignity through her debut novel. This Bright Notes Study Guide explores the context and history of Lee’s classic work, helping students to thoroughly explore the reasons it has stood the literary test of time. Each Bright Notes Study Guide contains: - Introductions to the Author and the Work - Character Summaries - Plot Guides - Section and Chapter Overviews - Test Essay and Study Q&As The Bright Notes Study Guide series offers an in-depth tour of more than 275 classic works of literature, exploring characters, critical commentary, historical background, plots, and themes. This set of study guides encourages readers to dig deeper in their understanding by including essay questions and answers as well as topics for further research.


Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.


Spark Notes To Kill A Mocking Bird

Author by : Harper Lee
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Description : SparkNotes LLC. offers a study guide for the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel "To Kill a Mockingbird," written by American author Harper Lee (1926- ). The guide, compiled by Ross Douthat, contains a plot overview, character analysis, chapter summaries, quotations, and more.


Cliffsnotes On Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on To Kill a Mockingbird, you explore Harper Lee's literary masterpiece—a novel that deals with Civil Rights and racial bigotry in the segregated southern United States of the 1930s. Told through the eyes of the memorable Scout Finch, the novel tells the story of her father, Atticus, as he hopelessly strives to prove the innocence of a black man accused of raping and beating a white woman. Chapter summaries and commentaries take you through Scout's coming of age journey. Critical essays give you insight into racial relations in the South during the 1930s, as well as a comparison between the novel and its landmark film version. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of the main characters A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters A section on the life and background of Harper Lee A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.


Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : Within two years of coming out in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird had been translated into ten languages, won the Pulitzer Prize, and been made into an Oscar-winning film. It spent an astonishing 88 weeks on the American bestseller lists. But while acclaimed by critics it also attracted attention of a different kind. Like The Catcher in the Rye (1951), that other bestseller about childhood, Mockingbird was widely banned from local libraries and school curricula from the 1960s through to the 1980s. One early reviewer called To Kill a Mockingbird “a wholesome book on an unwholesome theme”. Those charged with the care of the youth were hypersensitive about what the fictional young should be made to see and hear in novels: words like “damn”, “piss”, “whore lady” – and (as with Huckleberry Finn) “nigger” – even though in the context of a critique of racial prejudice. But the objections went beyond words alone. The story of children being confronted by a rape case seemed inappropriate in a book to be read by real-life children. So did the book’s portrayal of “institutionalized racism”, as one group of protestors in Indiana put it, “under the guise of ‘good literature’”. In this compelling guide, Stephen Fender looks at why a novel which has been called a “period piece” remains so popular – and examines what it tells us about racism and indeed about the nature of humanity.


To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Description : Regarded as a masterpiece of American literature, this timeless story of growing up in the South became an instant bestseller when first published in 1960 and later was made into a classic film.


To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : Following Common Core Standards, this lesson plan for Harper Lee's, " To Kill a Mockingbird" is the perfect solution for teachers trying to get ideas for getting students excited about a book. BookCaps lesson plans cover five days worth of material. It includes a suggested reading schedule, discussion questions, essay topics, homework assignments, and suggested web resources. This book also includes a study guide to the book, which includes chapter summaries, overview of characters, plot summary, and overview of themes. Both the study guide and the lesson plan may be purchased individually; buy as a combo, however, and save.


A Guide For Using To Kill A Mockingbird In The Classroom

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Description : A collection of cross-curricular lessons to accompany the novel by Harper Lee offers sample lesson plans, vocabulary lists, quizzes, cooperative learning activities, and book report ideas.


To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

Author by : Joyce Friedland
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Description : A reproducible study guide with discussion questions and activities to be used with Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.


Reading Harper Lee Understanding To Kill A Mockingbird And Go Set A Watchman

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Description : The first book-length study of Harper Lee's two novels, this is the ultimate reference for those interested in Harper Lee's writing, most notably as it considers race, class, and gender. • Assists students as they strive to better understand complex issues of race, class, and gender that remain relevant topics of discussion • Provides a needed and updated student guide on Harper Lee's writing • Assesses Lee's iconic characters and helps readers to comprehend the controversy surrounding the character flaws of Atticus Finch • Offers a personal perspective written by a friend of Harper Lee


New Interpretations Of Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird And Go Set A Watchman

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Description : Featuring essays from an international group of scholars, this volume addresses Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1960), the American literary classic, and her controversial Go Set a Watchman (2015). The contributions include productive new interpretations from diverse critical angles, including US literary and cultural history, Southern studies, sociological theory, gender studies, stylistic analysis, translation, and pedagogy. With a balance of critical analysis and pedagogical approaches, this provocative book will prove to be of particular interest to scholars seeking to reconcile the points of divergence in these two works. For educators at the secondary and university levels, the collection also offers current resources and perspectives on Lee’s novels.


To Kill A Mockingbird An Instructional Guide For Literature

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Description : Introduce students to this classic novel by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons and encourage them to explore social issues within the story as well as make connections to current and historical events. This instructional guide for literature will make analyzing this complex literary piece fun and interesting for students. Analyzing story elements in multiple ways, close reading and text-based vocabulary practice, and determining meaning through text-dependent questions are just a few of the many skills students will walk away with after interacting with the rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities in this resource. Written to support the Common Core, each activity and lesson work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend rich, complex literature.


Understanding Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : This guide has also been written specifically to assist GCSE candidates who are taking the OCR, WJEC, Edexcel and AQA exams in summer 2015 and summer 2016. If that's you, then I can show you why I think having To Kill a Mockingbird as one of your set texts is good news. A clever, yet clear book, the story lends itself well to being unpicked in essays. Read my analysis and essay writing tips and get ready to truly understand what the author wanted to say on racism and prejudice and about how people act when they feel under threat. It is not simply a tale about an innocent man put on trial, but a sustained look at how a community behaves. I can explain why using a child as narrator is a brilliant move, because it strips away adult prejudice to show situations for what they really are. Discover how to write clear, well-structured essays that merit a high grade. Studied the Gavin's Guide way, To Kill a Mockingbird will make you think, yet won't leave you overwhelmed. Interested? All you need is a few clear hours and an open, curious mind. Why a Gavin's Guide? It is likely you have browsed online or gone to a bookshop and discovered that there are a fair few study guides on this book already. Many of them are useful reference points for summaries of the plot and the characters. Few, if any, explain or analyse in as much detail as this guide does how Harper Lee manages and organises our response as we read. Yet, it is understanding this – and being able to communicate that you do to your examiner – that will mean you can achieve your very best. This is a complete guide – it has more than 175 pages. As a private tutor I help individual students improve their grades. Now I would like to extend that support to you! With this clear guide, available in both book and Kindle formats, I can help you: *Get to grips with the plot * Grasp what motivates the characters to act as they do * Improve your essay technique * Explore key Harper Lee themes, including racism, aggression, education and class-divide. *Give your very best under exam conditions. I am also ready to answer any further questions you may have on the text, via my personal email. This is a free service to buyers of my book.


To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Description : Set of materials for classroom use in conjunction with the novel, To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee.


To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee Book Analysis

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Description : Unlock the more straightforward side of To Kill a Mockingbird with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, a book about the trial of a black man accused of raping a white woman. By describing such a sensitive issue through the eyes of a child, Lee calls attention to the glaring inequalities in American society at the time and highlights the injustice of the legal system. First published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird quickly became an international bestseller. Nowadays, it often features on the lists of the best English-language books of the past century, and has been described by The Guardian as the “book of a lifetime”. In spite of this, Lee herself was a relatively unknown figure. She was born in Alabama in 1926, and based much of To Kill a Mockingbird on an event which took place in her hometown. She died in 2016 at the age of 89. Find out everything you need to know about To Kill a Mockingbird in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!


To Kill A Mockingbird Reading Guide

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Description : Struggling readers frequently lack basic reading skills and are not equipped with the prior knowledge and reading strategies to thoroughly engage in the classroom literature experience. Give your students the background and support they need to understand and enjoy literature. With these reading guides, your students will practice reading comprehension skills, sharpen their vocabulary, and learn to identify literary elements. The eBooks range in reading level from 4 to 10. Reproducible. Contents Include: Teacher and student support materials, reproducible student activity sheets, an end-of-book test, and an answer key. Each reading guide divides the novel into six manageable units. Prepares all students for reading success through activating prior knowledge. Focuses reading with guiding "Questions to Think About". Build vocabulary with pre-reading and during-reading activities.


To Kill A Mockingbird By Harper Lee

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Description : A novel study guide for use with Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.


To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : SAVE TIME & UNDERSTAND MORE! WARNING: This is not the actual book To Kill a Mockingbird by Nelle Harper Lee. Do not buy this Study Guide, Summary & Analysis if you are looking for a full copy of this classic book.Instead, our expert literary critic has already read To Kill a Mockingbird and pulled out the key characters, events, and action points to give you a comprehensive chapter-by-chapter summary and review guide in a clear, concise, easy-to-understand format. Because of its retrospective narrative style, To Kill a Mockingbird is precocious and funny, satiric and wise. Scout's commentary and understanding of her bewilderment at six years old make for unique storytelling that is irresistible to any reader.This 30-minute review guide is both entertaining and jam-packed with information. It conveniently lays out all of the book's hidden gems: plot points you might miss, symbols that only become obvious on a second or third read-through, and themes that affect your understanding of the story. You'll be guided through every twist & turn of Harper Lee's classic novel, giving you a deeper analysis of this classic work of American literature while helping you rise to the top of the class. What else is included?1) Character Reference Guide2) Plot Summary3) Analysis of Themes & Motifs 4) Discussion of To Kill a Mockingbird's Legacy & Impact Many students use this summary to cram for an exam, of course. But most students first read a chapter of the full book, and then they read the corresponding section in our guide. Regardless, this is your map when you're deep in the intricate sub-plots and fascinating imagery of To Kill a Mockingbird. You'll see the book in a whole new way.STUDY GUIDE, SUMMARY & ANALYSIS OF HARPER LEE'S TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD -- NELLE HARPER LEETo Kill A Mockingbird is as tenacious and headstrong as the woman who wrote the book. Despite being banned in several counties throughout the years (or perhaps because of it), the book's charm and timeless values shine through, winning countless awards and being recognized worldwide and by readers of all ages as one of America's greatest contributions to literature. Harper Lee won the admiration of millions by weaving a story about human dignity standing alongside disgrace, in the unforgettable voice of childhood innocence. At the time of the book's publication, the United States was experiencing an explosion of the same racial tensions that Scout and Jem witnessed during their youth in the 1930s. Racial prejudice and injustice were rampant. Those who thought differently and stood up for change were, like Atticus, facing the narrow and rigid thinking handed down from former generations—vulnerable and exposed to attack . . . and sometimes they, too, were alone. The American South was once again in the midst of a violent transition not completely dissimilar to that of the Civil War and Reconstruction. This book was a product of its time, and many of its elements, from the description of the town's dominant mentality to the treatment of Tom Robinson, were drawn from reality. Consequently, the book was a sensation (sensational, almost, due to being banned in certain districts), and it remains a work beloved among free thinkers. FROM START-TO-FINISH IN JUST 30 MINUTES!If you're reading To Kill a Mockingbird for personal enjoyment, this study guide will help you get the most from Nelle Harper Lee's novel. For serious students of literature, this guide will make sure you miss nothing!


To Kill A Mockingbird

Author by : Harper Lee
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Publisher by : Barrons Educational Series
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Description : Plot synopsis of this classic is made meaningful with analysis and quotes by noted literary critics, summaries of the work's main themes and characters, a sketch of the author's life and times, a bibliography, suggested test questions, and ideas for essays and term papers.


Discussion Questions To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : This is a set of 50 discussion questions for Harper Lee's, "To Kill a Mockingbird." This is a very short handbook and is approximately 900 words long. It contains ONLY discussion questions. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or publisher of the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.


Harper Lee S To Kill A Mockingbird

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Description : Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning story of a black man on trial for rape in the 1930s Alabama is one of the most poignant works on the destructive effects of racism.


To Kill A Mockingbird Harper Lee

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To Kill A Mockingbird Study Guide Chapter Questions And Answer Keys

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Description : "Shoot all the blue jays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."--Atticus FinchHarper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is a testament to the 1950s- Atticus Finch, a lawyer in the Depression-era South, defends a black man against an undeserved rape charge, and teaches his children to stand against prejudice. This classic novel has also withstood the test of literary time with its unforgettable characters: Jem and Scout, The Ewell's, Atticus Finch- they are all awaiting for you or your students to discover! Included in this 65 page, comprehensive study guide is over 250 chapter questions and a comprehensive answer key for your perusal. Questions cover character development, plot, and, of course, the themes and motifs of race and what the phrase "to kill a mockingbird" could mean to characters in the text.


Reading And Interpreting The Works Of Harper Lee

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Description : For most of her life, Harper Lee was (reluctantly) famous for her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird. Lee's newest book, Go Set a Watchman, caused quite a media frenzy even before its publication. This text examines how Lee’s Southern background (she was a descendant of General Robert E. Lee) and racial tensions in the Deep South during that time came together to influence the plot, characters, and themes of To Kill a Mockingbird. This volume also explores the history of Go Set a Watchman and the controversy surrounding it, comparing its themes and structure with Lee's beloved classic. Copious excerpts from the two works along with critical analysis help students interpret and understand the writings of this Pulitzer Prize-winning author.


Go Set A Watchman By Harper Lee A Study Guide

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Description : Did you enjoy Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"? Then you will want to read and understand the issues raised in her recent publication "Go Set a Watchman." This Study Guide will help you as it includes an introduction; a list of characters with detailed notes; a comprehensive analysis of the publication history, setting, narrative voice, themes, etc.; each chapter typically has a commentary/introduction, helpful background notes on references in the text, and one or more questions which aid you the reader to a deeper understanding of the ideas, background, themes, and characters of the novel. Suggestions are offered on how to use the questions to promote discussions and presentation in class, but could equally apply to discussion groups; A helpful analysis is given of the relationship between this novel and "To Kill a Mockingbird" with particular emphasis on the issue of Atticus' views on race; Discussion materials and ideas on the controversial nature of the text are included; Two graphic organizers (plot and main characters) are offered for students to make notes; A full bibliography is included.