Presentation on theme: "This is our poor country Video history and introduction to one of Americas greatest novels To Kill a Mockingbird."— Presentation transcript:
This is our poor country Video history and introduction to one of Americas greatest novels To Kill a Mockingbird
Pre Assessment Define the following terms and events: The Great Depression Jim Crow laws Poverty Coming of age Racism Hero Morals Lessons The role of the family Add an adjective to each of the terms
Southern Style What do you see? What is the message in this photo? Migrant Mother by Dorthea Lange How does knowing the title add to your understanding of the photo?
What was the Great Depression? Using the writing device given to you, add your new understanding to your answers throughout the slide show. Not all will be explained. Depression in America
Conflicts in the South What do you see? What is the message in this photo? Create two questions about this photograph.
Financial Frustration and Fluctuation 1930s lifestyle KWL+H Rights of the people Add to the KWL+H Headlines: Cost of LivingCost of Living Add to the KWL+H
Point of view When an accident occurs on the freeway, how many different perspectives are there? What is point of view? How does perspective impact a story? How do you see point of view/ perspective differentiate in your family? Friends?
To Kill a Mockingbird You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it (36). What does this mean? What is the speaker trying to explain to his daughter? Empathy what does it mean? Identification with and understanding anothers situation, feelings, and motives
Whose shoes? When you receive your shoes write down your initial impression. Title the new page of notes: Someone Elses Shoes Answer the first four questions Share two of your answers with a partner Centers next: To be continued next time
Centers of Awareness: Duties Lawyer: (Discussion Leader) Keep group focus on task at hand. Assist with activities where needed Foreman (Researcher and Paraphraser) this person will look up the information necessary. Paraphrases the information the researcher reads. Tells the laborer what to write. Laborer (Researcher and Writer) this person will write down the answer to the question after the group has agreed on what he or she will write. Artist (Researcher and Illustrator) Choose one main concept to illustrate. Include a caption
Centers of Awareness: Duties Life of an author and her book Author background and Reviews: Harper Lee Not so great: The Great Depression A Scar on America: Racism and the Scottsboro Trial As sweet as Georgia peach pie! Exploring language, expressions, and vocabulary