To Kill a Mockingbird with Graphic Organizer
Genre: American Literature
To Kill a Mockingbird
Why would anyone write a book about a mockingbird
Hush little baby don't say a word, Harper wrote a book about a mockingbird! Harper Lee explores the issues of racism, prejudice, and growing up in a small southern town in the story. A Novel Advantage™ brings the story to life allowing the reader to understand the rippling effects of prejudice. In this day of standards-based learning, this program provides the foundation needed to comprehend the novel's complexities.
A Novel Advantage™ makes the reading of the novel visible. Applying the learning theories of Lev Vygosky, Howard Gardner, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and other educational theorists, A Novel Advantage™ helps to place the student at the center of learning by identifying key concepts the students can explore to help prepare, collaborate, and amplify understanding.
Designed with a focus on student-centered learning, A Novel Advantage™ offers a foundation for learning. Using a framework that Prepares the Learner, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplifying Understanding (PCA), students are able to take the big ideas of the unit and engage in strategies that make their learning evident– allowing the teacher to focus on what really matters– student learning!
A Novel Advantage’s™ To Kill a Mockingbird includes 140 slides, purposefully created to Position the Reader, Collaborate with the Text, and Amplify Understanding which take you into, through and beyond Harper Lee's timeless classic.
Each section is further broken down by learning objectives that include –
- About the Author
- Historical Background
- Literary Elements
- The Setting
- Character Descriptions
- Formative Assessments
- Chapter Summaries
- Writing Performance Tasks
- Amplifying Your Understanding Activities
- Embedded Graphic Organizers
Classroom tested, student approved!
With A Novel Advantage™, it becomes clear as to why Harper Lee would write a story about a mockingbird.
To Kill a Mockingbird Graphic Organizers
A Novel Advantage’s™ To Kill a Mockingbird Graphic Organizers and Activity Bundle includes 34 pages of reproducible graphic organizers and activities to support the A Novel Advantage’s™ To Kill a Mockingbird Novel Unit, or they can simply be used them on their own!
- Amplifying Understanding Activities
- Graphic Organizer
- Formative Assessment
- Writing Performance Task
These graphic organizers and activities take students into, through and beyond the tale to support the teaching of the novel. It even includes a final Performance Task!
With A Novel Advantage’s™ To Kill a Mockingbird Graphic Organizers and Activity Bundle it is easy to travel back in time and enter Harper Lee's world of innocence lost at seeing the world as it really is.