Literature 51: Themes of Social Justice in “To Kill A Mockingbird”–Role Models, Defending Others, Criminal Justice

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Students discuss themes of social justice in Harper Lee’s novel, “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

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.

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Teacher Tools

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.

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Teacher Tool 577: Arts Integration Activity--Expressing Understanding Through Drama or a Graphic Novel

Use this Teacher Tool with the videos listed below to give students an opportunity to share their understanding of concepts they have learned from the videos through the creation of a dramatic scene or graphic novel. Videos for the activity include the one on the web page where you found this tool as well as others listed below:
Literature 44: The Setting of To Kill a Mockingbird—Comparing Monroeville to Maycomb
Literature 45: Discussing the Characters in To Kill a Mockingbird
Literature 46: Themes in To Kill a Mockingbird—Walking in Other People’s Skin
Literature 50: Themes of Social Justice in To Kill a Mockingbird—Empathy, Perspective, Taking a Stand
Literature 51: Themes of Social Justice in To Kill a Mockingbird—Role Models, Defending Others, Criminal Justice

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Teacher Tool 603: Arts Integration Activity--Character Portrait

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Arts Integration activity combining language arts and literature with visual arts as students study "To Kill A Mockingbird." Note: the teacher tool could be modified for use with any novel your students are reading. This activity accompanies the following Educate.Today videos: Literature-16, Literature-17, Literature-44, Literature-45, Literature-50, Literature-51, Theatre-79, Theatre-80.

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