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To Kill a Mockingbird Projects & Assignments


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28 To Kill a Mockingbird assignments addressing point of view, historical context, symbolism, theme, writing craft, and more. This resource is included in the complete unit.

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  • 3 focus standards on each project
  • Each assignment ready-to-print
  • PDF and MS Word formats
  • Helpful graphic organizers and connections
  • A variety of tasks: creative writing, art, essays, debate, presentation, performance, etc.
  • This resource is included in the TeachNovels unit.

To Kill a Mockingbird Projects and Assignments

Culminating Tasks

  • Beyond the Mockingbird: Symbol Presentations
  • Scout’s Point of View
  • It’s Complicated (plot diagrams)
  • Themes of To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Truth and Fiction
  • Analyze Symbolism in an Unfamiliar Text
  • Lee’s Style (word choice)
  • Parts, Plots, and Episodes (structure essay)
  • Hypocrisy in Maycomb: Point of View and Irony
  • Foreshadowing in To Kill a Mockingbird

Creative Writing

  • The Lost Chapter
  • Symbolism Narrative
  • Writing Dialogue
  • Point of View Shift
  • Imagery in Writing

Performance / Exhibition

  • Primary Source Gallery
  • Free Robinson Campaign
  • Free Robinson Speech
  • To Kill a Monologue
  • TKM Artwork (exhibition)


  • Is To Kill a Mockingbird Overrated? (debate)
  • Hypocrisy Editorial
  • Does the Jury System Work?

Research / Informative

  • To Kill a Mockingbird in Context (research report)
  • Comparing Mockingbirds
  • Studies of Courage
  • Famous Court Cases (presentation)
  • Growing Up (personal essay)