Literature 16: Of Monroeville and Mockingbird—Themes of Social Justice in “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Have your students explore the themes of social justice in Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” as they view a student-to-student discussion of the novel facilitated by educators who have taught the novel and the director of a new production of the play.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 123: Mockingbird Themes of Social Justice Study Guide

Use this document to learn more about the Educate.Today video: Literature 16: Of Monroeville and Mockingbird_Themes of Social Justice in "To Kill a Mockingbird". Contents include a program description, a program agenda, related curriculum standards, and learning activities related to the program.


Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.


Teacher Tool 696: Arts Integration Activity--To Kill a Mockingbird Poster

Download this teacher tool for an arts integration activity related to student study of the novel, "To Kill a Mockingbird." In the activity students combine their study of the themes in the novel with a demonstration of their learning through the medium of visual arts. This activity accompanies the following videos: Literature-16, Literature-18. This activity could also be modified for use with our videos on "The Giver" or any other novel you are studying in class. For videos related to "The Giver," just type "The Giver" as your keyword search.