Facebook Twitter Blog Mailing List

Featured Member

Shmoop Study Guides
Shmoop Study Guides
(Sunnyvale - United States)

Shmoop wants to make you a better lover (of literature, history, poetry and writing). See many sides to the argument. Find your writing groove. Understand how lit and history are relevant today. We want to show your brain a good time.  Our mission: To make  ...

Resources for To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird


This lesson plan supplements the reading of this American classic. It includes use of primary sources from the Library of Congress.

Navigate to This External Web Link:

To Kill a Mockingbird Unit

This is a PowerPoint presentation outlining ideas for a unit based on To Kill a Mockingbird. Any worksheets or supplimental materials referenced in the presentation have been posted seperately.

Open or Download This File:


To Kill a Mockingbird Journals

These journal topics were degigned to help students make connections between the novel and their lives.

Open or Download This File:


To Kill a Mockingbird reflective essay

Reflective essay

Open or Download This File:


To Kill a Mockingbird Town Map Project

This is a fun poster project in which students create a map of the town of Maycomb. Students are required to provide a brief analysis of major characters and events from the novel, and add this info to the map.

Open or Download This File:


To Kill a Mockingbird- Chapter 12

Group Size: Whole class

Learning Objectives:

Students will draw upon prior knowledge of characters, events, and terms to make connections with chapter 12 and better understand Mrs. Dubose's situation and motives.

Guiding Question:

How can we better understand a text through the viewpoints of various perspectives?


To Kill a Mockingbird Journals Paper/writing utensils


Write AIM/ Journal on the board


Pre-Assessment: Journal responses

Mid-Assessment: Stop and Jot responses, call and respond responses, and student-generated questions

Post-Assessment: Exit slips- Students should aim for a level 3 or 4 response to the AIM