Teacher Guide

To Kill a Mockingbird Lesson Plan

Relationship to Other Books

Ways to discuss other books

Consider other books that are told from the perspective of a child, such as The Catcher in the Rye and A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

Consider other books that treat racism, such as Uncle Tom’s Cabin.

Consider other works that involve a court case, such as Inherit the Wind and The Crucible.

How to employ a Socratic method when teaching this book (or how to engage students in discussion of this book)

Students will be able to provide stories from their own childhoods about people or buildings that they feared. From there, engage students in tales of how they have been socialized towards becoming an adult and specifically a man or a woman.

Using this book to...

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