Teacher Guide

Go Set a Watchman Lesson Plan

Study Objectives

If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:

  1. 1

    Students will be able to understand the novel's historical context and its relationship to Harper Lee's classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird.

  2. 2

    Students will be able to identify themes, symbols, and extended metaphors used throughout the text.

  3. 3

    Students will be able to analyze how characters change and interact throughout the novel, and will be able to make comparisons between characters' portrayals in Go Set a Watchman versus To Kill a Mockingbird.

  4. 4

    Students will be able to consider how Go Set a Watchman is relevant to their lives and what they...

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