Day 5

Go Set a Watchman Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Diverging Timelines

    Kind of Activity:

    Mixed Media

    Objective:

    Students will explore the consequences of events in To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, and how things could have gone differently for the characters in both novels.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5 ; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3

    Structure:

    Break students into two groups to create timelines using pen and paper, digital tools, or any other medium available. One group will make a timeline of important events from To Kill a Mockingbird, while the other group creates a timeline of events from Go Set a Watchman. Important events might include the Tom Robinson trial; the lynching of Tom...

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