- Respond to the following questions in your notebook
- Respond to the discussion questions by creating a blog post on OYSTER Academy (formerly For Love of Education). I have sent an invitation. You will need to accept the invitation sent to the address associated with your WordPress.com site.
- Read To Kill a Mockingbird, chapters 6 and 7.
- On page 38, Jem says to Scout, when he discovers that she has eaten gum she found in a tree:
“You go gargle—right now, you hear me?”
What does this reveal about his character? Select an additional piece of evidence that supports your answer.
- How does the discovery of the gum and pennies in the tree develop the plot of the story? Carefully explain your thinking.
- Read the final paragraphs of chapter 1 and chapter 4. How do the events in these paragraphs help to develop the plot of the story? Carefully explain your thinking.
- How does today’s reading develop your understanding of gender roles and expectations in this text? Provide specific examples from the text.
- On page 54, Atticus says to Jem,
“Son, I’m going to tell you something and tell you one time: stop tormenting that man. That goes for the other two of you.”
What does this line reveal about Atticus? Find an additional piece of evidence that supports your answer.