This seminar introduces Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection, and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee's beloved novel. We offer a unique approach that integrates multimedia, historical sources, and literacy strategies that deepen students' understanding of the novel and illuminate fundamental questions of human behavior.
In this seminar you will:
- Discover new interdisciplinary teaching strategies and classroom activities that reinforce historical and literacy skills
- Receive a free copy of Teaching Mockingbird
After this seminar you will:
- Receive coaching and support as you implement this unit in your classroom
- Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to a rich slate of educator resources, including units and lesson plans, study guides, and online tools
- Be able to borrow books and DVDs through our online lending library at no cost
Recommended for 6-12th grade English language arts, humanities, U.S. history, and world history teachers who are committed to implementing a four-week Facing History unit. Teachers of elective courses covering issues of human rights are also welcome.
Space is limited; registration does not guarantee admission. You may be contacted by a Facing History staff member to discuss your application. Scholarships are available.
CTLE hours available for New York State teachers