Mockingbird by K. Erskine: Novel Discussion Guide for Teachers
Literature Discussion/Comprehension Guide (54 pages) contains:
Over 160 questions over chapters 1-39. Answers follow each page of chapter questions. Question/Answers make up the first 41 pages of the 51 pages of content in this resource! (Title, section, and closing pages not counted)
Noted literary elements for discussion, including:
Idiom, allusion, personification, simile, metaphor, symbolism---page numbers of sample element examples noted at least once (list of idioms and allusions)
Student Printables Included:
Idioms Handout: respond to the idiom by interpreting the meaning (handout is great to use with any story or novel---2 for 1!)
Journal Prompt Handout: Students respond to the actual prompt on the provided sheet
Research Findings Notes Handout: for students to record necessary information on articles related to events such as that which was the inspiration for the novel itself; articles shared with class are supplemental reading selections for further reading
Writing Activity: Changing Events in the Story Handout
Connections Page: Tips for incorporating further reading/incorporating informative texts with novel, inlcuding links to articles and how to incorporate them into lessons with novel
A Writing Prompt Recording Sheet for Teachers to record valuable prompts/potential writing activities that arise during disucssions
Supplemental Reading-Research Findings Printable...Sample Notes Page with Instructions/Example for students
Extra: An additional list of 20 selected terms has been included that you can use (should you choose) with chapter number and page number for the term . PLEASE NOTE: The vocabulary chart is only the chart of terms, w/ pages numbers! It does not contain anything more than this. I've created a separate VOCABULARY resource to go with this novel. The list included in this product is just an "extra"--Get the vocab teaching item in my shop!
Even pages numbered.