17 Who is Miss Caroline?What is her last name?She makes several mistakes where Maycomb’s customs are concerned. What are a few of them? Be specific.
18 Where do Jem, Scout, and Dill sit during the trial at the courthouse?
19 Why does Bob Ewell vow to kill Atticus after the trial?
20 If you were to stereotype Aunt Alexandra (as she so often does to others), what words would you use to describe her and her attitude towards other people?
21 What happens as Atticus walks out of the courtroom after the jury has announced their decision? Why is this important to the story as a whole?
22 What’s important about the phrase, “Let the dead bury the dead What’s important about the phrase, “Let the dead bury the dead.” Who says this quote? What’s going on in the story when this quote is spoken?
37 Why does Reverend Sykes lock the church door before anyone can leave?
38 How does Jem know that the jury has convicted Tom even before the verdict is read?
39 During the trial, what do we learn about Mayella and her life During the trial, what do we learn about Mayella and her life? What is her social life like?
40 Where do Dill and Scout believe babies come from?
41 According to Jem, why is it so unfortunate to be a “mixed child”?
42 There are two characters in this novel that could be said to be “mockingbirds.” Who are these two characters? And what makes you say this about them? (Think back to Miss Maudie’s explanation as to why it is a sin to kill a mockingbird.)
57 Who’s house is burglarized during the novel? By whom? Why?
58 What is a cootie?Tell the story about cooties from the novel. Be sure to include the important people involved in this particular incident.
59 Who is known for his or her gardening and baking excellent cakes?
60 Scout splits her knuckles to the bone on this person’s front teeth. Who?Why?
61 To Kill a Mockingbird was published in _________. (year)
62 The author of TKAM was influenced by a major court case that occurred when she was younger living in the South. What court case am I referring to?How do you think this court case affected the author’s writing of TKAM?