A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

June 18, 2019
Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

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A New Approach to Teaching To Kill a Mockingbird

This workshop introduces Facing History's resource, 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, primary source analysis, historical understanding of 1930s Jim Crow Era, and standards-aligned strategies. This guide is designed to help teachers deepen students' comprehension of the novel and illuminate fundamental questions of human behavior and historical context.

In this seminar you will:

  • Explore the roles of race, class and gender in the Jim Crow era south during 1930's.
  • Engage with classroom-ready multimedia resources and learn how to build a customized unit that meets your curriculum objectives
  • Discover new teaching strategies that help students interrogate text, think critically, and discuss controversial issues respectfully
  • Receive a free copy of Facing History’s resource, Teaching Mockingbird

After this seminar you will:

  • Receive coaching and support as you implement this in your classroom
  • Become part of the Facing History Educator Network, with access to educator resources, including unit and lesson plans, study guides, and books & DVDs accessible through our free online lending library
Staff Development Building
1161 West 40th St
John Ross Room
Chattanooga, TN 37410
June 18, 2019 - June 20, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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