To Kill a Mockingbird Essay Questions
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Chapters 1-5 _____l. Jema. respected lawyer in town _____2. Simon Finchb. is the main “character” actor in the plays performed by the children _____3. Boo Radleyc. never brings a lunch to school because his family is too poor _____4. Atticusd. A big sin because they are innocent; known for their sweet song _____5. Jacke. only comes the first day of every school year; whole family lazy _____6. Calpurniaf. Atticus’s brother; he is a doctor _____7. Mrs. Dubose (Doo-bwah)g. Dill’s Aunt _____8. Miss Rachelh. Arthur _____9. Dilli. Sixth grade teacher ____10.
Stephanie Crawfordj. Setting of book ____11. Mr. Radleyk. Place where gifts are exchanged ____12. Alexandral. narrator of the story ____13. Young Arthur Radleym. described as “looking and smelling like a peppermint drop” ____14. Charles Harris Bakern. town gossip ____15. Nathan Radleyo. Scout ____16. For Boo, From Jem & Dillp. nanny, housekeeper, yells at Scout a lot ____17. Scoutq. Atticus’s sister ____18. Maycomb, Alabama in 1933r. arrested with Cunningham gang for locking Mr. Conner in outhouse ____19. Miss Caroline Fishers. compared to a chameleon; makes individual cakes for the kids ____20.
Miss Maudiet. Ancestor who settled Finch’s Landing ____21. Jean Louis Finchu. wishes his dad would play tackle football ____22. Walter Cunninghamv. Boo’s older brother ____23. Mr. Cunninghamw. mean neighbor who sits on his/her porch; two doors down ____24. Miss Blountx. owed an “entailment” to Atticus ____25. Radley’s Oak Treey. A note to Boo, asking him to come out, ice cream as a reward ____26. Burris Ewellz. supposedly stabbed in the thigh by his son ____27. To Kill A Mockingbirdaa. Dill WRITE ANSWERS ON YOUR OWN PAPER FOR THE FOLLOWING: 1.
Give a good explanation of what “entailment” is. Look on page 21, two paragraphs starting with, “Atticus said professional people…” 2. METAPHOR: In reading a good book or story, we are interesting in what happens, but it is equally interesting to observe HOW the story is written. Miss Maudie is called a ‘chameleon. ’ Explain what a chameleon is, then how this applies to her. Look on page 42, the paragraph starting with, “Miss Maudie hated her house…” 3. EVALUATION THROUGH PREDICTION: Think about the two sticks of chewing gum that were put in the knothole of the tree.
Write your answer after the question in the space below: 1. Why do you think that the outer wrapper was taken off, and the tinfoil was left on? 2. Why do you think that there were two pieces instead of just one? 3. Why do you think that the person chose to put gum in the knot-hole instead of something else? 4. COMPARISON AND CONTRAST: The Cunninghams and the Ewells represent a JUXTAPOSITION (putting two things side by side) of “two kinds of poor. ” Make lists of how they are similar and how they are different.