Seeking Justice: Lesson 6

All questions are from Oyster Academy-Seeking Justice: Lesson 6. Question 1: “In what ways is the scene where Jem retrieves his pants similar and different in the film (30:50–32:16) than in the text (pages 62–64)?” To Kill a Mockingbird as a movie and as a book are surprisingly different, but still hold similarities. One ofContinue reading “Seeking Justice: Lesson 6”

Seeking Justice: Lesson 5, Discussion Questions

Questions from Oyster Academy. Question 1: How does today’s reading develop your understanding of gender roles and expectations in this text? Provide specific examples from the text. Today’s reading helped me understand that women are expected to do housework, like Jem says on page 78, “Not like a lady sewed ’em…” It also helped meContinue reading “Seeking Justice: Lesson 5, Discussion Questions”

Seeking Justice Lesson 3: Discussion Question

Discussion Questions from Oyster Academy-Seeking Justice: Lesson 3. Question: How do today’s chapters develop your understanding of class differences in Maycomb? The poorer aren’t as respected as everyone else. The Cunninghams are very poor and Scout was very disrespectful, as clearly shown when talking with Calpurnia, “He ain’t company, Cal, he’s just a Cunningham-” (33)Continue reading “Seeking Justice Lesson 3: Discussion Question”

Seeking Justice Lesson 2: Discussion Questions

Questions from Oyster Academy-Seeking Justice: Lesson 2. Question 1: What can we infer about Scout’s character based on this first chapter? Provide specific examples from the text. She’s smart, having been able to read since she was a baby, “Scout yonder’s been readin’ ever since she was born, and she ain’t even started to schoolContinue reading “Seeking Justice Lesson 2: Discussion Questions”

Seeking Justice Lesson 1: Discussion Questions

Questions from Oyster Academy-Seeking Justice: Lesson 1. Question 1: What was the relationship between gender and the perpetuation of Jim Crow? During the Jim Crow laws, it was always inappropriate for a black man to interact with a white girl or woman in a casual way, strengthening the assumption that black men will harm whiteContinue reading “Seeking Justice Lesson 1: Discussion Questions”