Day 5

To Kill a Mockingbird Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    What really happened that night?

    Kind of Activity:

    dramatic reenactment


    Use imagination to reenact a scene, take a side and defend it, make oral arguments using evidence, assess possibilities on the basis of evidence


    This activity should occur after discussion of the third thought question. The class splits into four groups for 10 minutes. Three of the groups will have 4 people, with one person playing each role of Jem, Scout, Mr. Ewell, and Boo Radley. Each of these three groups spends the 10 minutes preparing a brief, 2-minute skit to reenact what happened when Jem and Scout were attacked. In one group, Mr. Ewell falls on his own knife. In another...

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