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The To Kill A Mockingbird Help Page

 

Items Available:

 

Crossword Puzzles

(Vocabulary and basic characters)

 

Character Pictures

 

Study Help

 

Vocabulary Words

 

Extra Information

Nancy Louise Rutherford's Mockingbird Help Page

TKAM Book1

Crossword Puzzles:

1. Vocabulary Crossword #1 (Puzzle and Clues)

2. Vocabulary Crossword #2 (Puzzle and Clues)

3. Vocabulary Crossword #3 (Puzzle and Clues)

4. Vocabulary Crossword #4 (Puzzle and Clues)

5. Character Crossword (Puzzle and Clues)

 

Character Pictures:

TomAtticus

http://www.homevideos.com/freezeframes918/mockingbird190.jpeg

ScoutJem

http://www.homevideos.com/revclas/32b.htm

Atticus

http://www.homevideos.com/revclas/32b.htm

Tom Robinson and Atticus Finch at court

Atticus Finch walks away

from Scout and Jem Finch

Atticus Finch speaks to the jury

AtticusJail

http://www.homevideos.com/revclas/32b.htm

StandUp

http://www.homevideos.com/revclas/32b.htm

Ewells

http://www.homevideos.com/revclas/32b.htm

Atticus Finch protects Tom Robinson at the jail

"Miss Jean Louise, stand up.

Your father's passin'."

Mayella and Bob Ewell watch

Tom Robinson testify

Kids

http://www.cbsd.org/tamanend/TKM/children.gif

Boo

http://www.liketelevision.com/web1/movies/tkmockb/

Dill

http://www.liketelevision.com/web1/movies/tkmockb/

Dill Harris, Scout Finch, and Jem Finch
Arthur (Boo) Radley
Charles Baker Harris (Dill)

Jem

http://www.liketelevision.com/web1/movies/tkmockb/

Gilmer

http://www.liketelevision.com/web1/movies/tkmockb/

Scout

http://www.liketelevision.com/web1/movies/tkmockb/

Jem Finch watches his father

give his summation

Horace Gilmer cross-examines

Tom Robinson

Scout Finch doesn't look happy

AtticusGun

http://www.medaloffreedom.com/GregoryPeckMockingbird.htm

Harper Lee

http://www.amerikanische-literatur.de/fm/133/thumbnails/Harper_L_ret.jpg.69720.jpg

Harper

http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/200112/31_rehab_fergusreads-m/images/harper_lee.jpg

Atticus Finch prepares for Tim Johnson
Harper Lee (Bio)
Harper Lee (Bio)

Study Help: (Download Here)

Basic Characters:

Simon Finch

Atticus Finch

John Hale (Jack) Finch

Alexandra Hancock

Jimmy Hancock

Jean Louise (Scout) Finch

Jeremy Atticus (Jem) Finch

Charles Baker (Dill) Harris

Mr. Radley

Nathan Radley

Tim Johnson

Eunice Ann Simpson

Tom Robinson

Sinkfield

Dolphus Raymond

X Billups

Mr. Horace Gilmer

Grace Merriweather

Miss Tutti

Henry Hancock

Cecil Jacobs

Mrs. Henry Lafayette Dubose

Jesse

Stephanie Crawford

Zeebo

Calpurnia

Caroline Fisher

Rachel Haverford

Mr. Cunningham

Walter Cunningham

Arthur (Boo) Radley

Lula

Helen Robinson

Joshua St. Clair

Robert E. Lee (Bob) Ewell

Judge Taylor

Maxwell Green

Sophy

Miss Frutti

Little Chuck Little

Burris Ewell

Mr. Avery

Dr. Reynolds

Maudie Atkinson

Eula May

Ike Finch

Rose Aylmer

Link Deas

Mr. Conner

Heck Tate

Reverend Sykes

Braxton Underwood

Sam Levy

Mayella Ewell

Bert

J. Grimes Everett

Miss Gates

Mrs. Radley

Families/Others:

Finch

Ewell

Hancock

First Purchase

Haverford

Graham

Idler's Club

Cunningham

Mrunas

People from Winston County

Questions to Ponder: (2-3 paragraph answers)

1.           What character best exemplifies bravery?  How do you know?  What character best becomes symbolic of cowardice?  How do you know?

2.           What different types of prejudice exist in Maycomb?  Explain how these separate prejudices affect Maycomb’s citizens?

3.           Many characters testify during the trial.  Explain how two characters’ testimonies both make Tom look innocent and guilty.

4.           What two characters are hypocrites?  How do you know each one is a hypocrite?

5.           What is the main lesson Harper Lee wants the reader to recognize at the end of the novel?  How do you know?

6.           What characters could be “mockingbirds” in the novel?  How do you know?

7.           How does chapter one of the novel foreshadow later events?

 

Vocabulary Words:

1. assuage (v) to lessen or calm
2. amiable (adj) friendly
3. impotent (adj) powerless
4. erratic (adj) irregular; not in a steady cadence
5. malevolent (adj) evil
6. melancholy (adj) sad and gloomy
7. piety (n) devotion to religious duties and practices
8. asinine (adj) stupid and silly
9. sojourn (n) a brief visit
10. cordial (adj) sincere and kind
11. quell (v) to quiet or pacify something
12. tranquil (adj) peaceful; serene
13. inquisitive (adj) questioning; prying
14. morbid (adj) gruesome; horrible
15. placid (adj) calm; quiet
16. prowess (n) superior ability or skill
17. meditate (v) to reflect or think upon something
18. vigil (n) a watch; a looking out
19. aberration (n) a deviation; a move from normal
20. caricature (n) a representation of a person where certain features may be exaggerated or distorted
21. perpetrate (v) to carry out; to commit
22. subtle (adj) not obvious or immediately apparent
23. procure (v) to receive; to get
24. unfathomable (adj) not able to be understood
25. analogous (adj) similar; comparable
26. attire (n) clothing
27. constitute (v) to make up
28. gallantly (adv) politely; in the manner of a gentleman
29. evade (v) to avoid doing or saying something directly
30. indicative (adj) shows or displays something
31. innate (adj) a natural part of something
32. jar (v) to shake up; to disturb
33. mortify (v) to humiliate; to embarrass
34. provoke (v) to excite some sort of feeling
35. tentative (adj) hesitant; unsure
36. articulate (adj) able to speak and express oneself
37. feeble (adj) weak or frail
38. apoplectic (adj) behaving as if on the verge of having a stroke
39. rectitude (n) uprightness of character
40. decree (n) an official order

 

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