Index

Introduction

Background
Introduction to Novel
Harper Lee
Historical Context
The Great Depression
African-Americans
Jim Crow Laws
Scottsboro Trials
Emmett Till Murder Trial
Civil Rights
The Critics

Narrative Elements
Point of view
Setting
Structure
Style
Symbolism

Themes and Issues
Bringing Up Children
Compassion
Courage
Education
Gender
Good and Evil
Heroism
Inhumanity
Innocence to Experience
Justice
Loneliness
Prejudice and Bigotry
Racism
Social Class
Stereotyping
Violence

Characters
Atticus
Scout
Jem
Dill
Boo Radley
Tom Robinson
Calpurnia
Bob Ewell
Secondary Characters

Activities
Reading Guide
Quote Analysis
Multiple Choice
Just for Fun

Enrichment Tasks