Teaching Mockingbird

Transform how you teach Harper Lee’s classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" with this multimedia collection.

Our study guide, lesson plans, and videos will support you as you use the novel’s characters, setting, and story as a springboard for engaging students in questions of justice, family, gender, and race. This collection also contains rich primary source documents, photos, and historical background that will help you bring the important African American voices absent from Mockingbird’s narration into your teaching.

The underlying themes of this classic novel are just as relevant now as they were in the 1930s.

How can teaching To Kill a Mockingbird through a contemporary lens help students make connections between our history and our world today?

Incorporating multimedia and teaching strategies, our study guide will deepen your student’s thinking and help them to connect themes in the novel to issues that are still alive and important in their lives today. Download your free copy of Teaching Mockingbird today, and be sure to check out our new lessons that will help you to integrate Go Set a Watchman into your teaching of Mockingbird.

Teaching Mockingbird

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Use this resource to transform how you teach Harper Lee’s classic novel by integrating historical context, documents, and sources that reflect the African American voices absent from Mockingbird's narration.

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Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.