Gilmer act upset when Tom Robinson says he felt sorry for Mayella? Why do Aunt Alexandra and Scout pretend that nothing is wrong when they return to the ladies? Why does Atticus ask Ewell to write his name? Chapter 12 pages 150-168 1. This is hypocritical of francis to say because nobody wants him. What is Atticus trying to prove? Why did Jem and Scout have to turn back to the school? Having bought several slaves, he established a largely self-sufficient homestead and farm, Finch's Landing, near Saint Stephens. What happens in chapter eight that rarely happens in Alabama? What do they do for fun? Though still frightened of him, they wish to befriend him and help him now. Dill is sad because he knows that Tom was wrongfully accused.
He now must read to her everyday. Why does he do this? Anyone who needs help reviewing To Kill a Mockingbird material quickly will benefit from taking this course. Though the children have never seen him, rumors abound that he is over six feet tall, has rotten yellow teeth, popping eyes and a drool, and eats raw animals. What does this conversation between Atticus and the children reveal about their relationship as a family? Salona Page 1 of 19 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions 12. Dubose dies, what do the children learn about her? Link Deas and the others visit Atticus? At the Finch house, Atticus and Walter discuss farming, and Scout is overwhelmed by their adult speech.
Chapter 13 pages 169-179 1. Why do you think the Ewells eat squirrel, possum, and rabbit? Salona Page 7 of 19 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions 4. Why does Scout get in a fight with Francis? How did it affect Jem? How do the people of Maycomb begin to treat Atticus and the children? Why is judge Taylor a heroic figure? After realizing Miss Caroline doesn't know what that means, Scout explains that the Cunninghams don't accept other people's help, and just try to get by with what little they have. Where does the Finch family go every Christmas? What new treasures do the children find in the knothole? Boo is a man who nobody has seen for years. Why does Scout wear her costume home? When they grow bored of this activity, Dill suggests that they attempt to lure Boo Radley, a mysterious neighbor, out of his house. The questions provide you with a focus for what will be emphasized on the literary section of the mid-year exam. Use at least 5 adjectives to describe Maycomb County.
Dill is their friend who visits on the weekends 8. Why has Atticus decided to defend this man? What does Scout hear after Jem tries dragging Scout to safety? Why was Arthur locked in the Radley house? Miss Maudie's description of Boo helps the children understand him as a victim of his upbringing. Radley, but Jem insists on going. Who scared Scout on the way to school? Why has he come to Maycomb? Salona Page 18 of 19 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions 8. Explain and use quotes from the text to support your answer. He has been interacting with the characters a lot. It turns out that Atticus and Calpurnia had introduced her to reading and writing at a very early age, but the teacher is unable to see the genuineness of this attempt and feels that it is only a hindrance to further learning.
How does Dill claim Jem lost his pants? Who does Sheriff Heck Tate infer he is protecting with the above explanation? In addition to a biting analysis of race relations, To Kill A Mockingbird is also a story about Scout's maturation. What does she mean by this? Tate give the rifle to Atticus, rather than shooting the dog himself? Atticus practiced law in Maycomb, where he lived with his two children, Jem and Scout, and the cook, Calpurnia. Does Mayella seem like a reliable witness? To learn more, visit our. Why are the blacks and whites separated? Where did Jem and Dill go with Atticus? Besides the fact that she once lived in Maycomb and she knows everyone, why does she fit in so well in Maycomb? What will Scout be dressed as in the Halloween Pageant? During the course of the novel, he will prove to a be a good friend to both Jem and Scout. He was around often to help Mayella much like songbirds are around to sing.
Why has Walter been unable to pass the first grade? One of his sons, Atticus, studied law; the other had studied medicine. Describe the atmosphere before the trial. What is the more significant meaning behind his claim? Salona Page 2 of 19 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions Chapter 3 pages 30-42 1. How does this incident affect Jem? Would you consider this type of career after you graduate, why or why not? What is the most sickening thing to Atticus? Chapter 9 pages 99-117 1. Scout gets in trouble twice on the first day of school. The South was still segregated, forcing blacks to use separate facilities apart from those used by whites, in almost every aspect of society.
What does Scout worry about if the Finch house should catch fire? How does Scout feel about her father at the beginning of this chapter? Whenever strange things happen in the neighborhood, Boo is often blamed. Why is Dill so upset? Underwood usually stays out of these matters and it is important that someone else is standing up for what is right. Who jumps out and scares Jem and Scout? The main characters, of course, are Atticus and his family. Gradually, the intricacies of Maycomb society are being unraveled by the author. Chapter 19 pages 254-266 1.
Briefly describe the women of Maycomb. Why did Tom run away from the Ewell place? Basically, explain what this means. What compromise does Atticus make with the narrator after hearing about this? How does the mockingbird symbolize Tom Robinson? Salona Page 12 of 19 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Questions 4. Atticus teaches Scout about compromise: if she goes to school, Atticus will let her keep reading with him at home. What does Atticus do that horrifies Scout and Jem? Dill makes up a story about playing strip poker to explain Jem's missing pants, and Jem says they were playing with matches rather than cards, which would be considered unforgivable. Scout is almost six, and Jem is almost ten.
Why does Boo want Scout to take him home? They sneak under a wire fence and go through a gate. The first half of the day ends, and on her way out of the classroom, Scout sees Miss Caroline bury her head in her arms as the children leave the room. What does Miss Maudie teach Scout about her father? Who is Mayella Violet Ewell? When Cecil taunts Scout on the playground again, why does she walk away? Walter asks for some molasses and proceeds to pour it all over his meat and vegetables. Name a recent public race relation issue in your city, state or in the United States. The children used to imagine that a vicious phantom resided in the house. What does she do to get in trouble? What does Aunt Alexandra bring Scout to put on after the attack? Part One Chapter 1 The chapter opens with the introduction of the narrator, Scout Jean Louise Finch, her older brother Jem Jeremy , and their friend and neighbor, Dill Charles Baker Harris.