Six-year-old Scout Finch and her brother Jem have grown up in a rural south filled with racial inequality. When their attorney father takes on the job of defending a black man accused of raping a white woman, Scout and Jem are forced to face a side of their town that they had never seen before. To Kill a Mockingbird tackles the challenging issues of race, rape, and innocence through the words of a young person learning about the world they live in.
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Reexamining History: How Can We Engage with the Stories We’re Told?
This lesson prepares young people to be critical consumers of stories they are told about the UK’s past and encourages them to consider how unpicking historical narratives can be an act of justice and a catalyst for action.