Today students began thinking about themes in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird as this is what the essay will be about for this unit. Students could choose from either of the prompts listed below. This is not a formal writing assignment, but a way for students to begin thinking about theme and prepare for the essay assignment that will be shared with them soon.
There are various themes present in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird. How do you think a person can learn life lessons from a novel? Give some examples of themes that relate to real life and either you can apply those lessons to your life, or you can imagine this in other circumstances.
Choose a theme from To Kill a Mockingbird and share how that theme relates to real life. Find some examples in the novel that support that theme.