This post provides a lesson unit for introducing gifted and talented students to To Kill a Mockingbird by amplifying the diverse voices within the narrative. This unit provide differentiated lessons allowing you to investigate characters in the book, study historical context, explore the theme of empathy, research and bring to light silenced voices in your community, and also read texts from silenced voices. These activities can re-energize a time-honored classic of the literary canon while honoring the diversity of American voices at this point in history.
[…] Looking for more unanswered questions throughout history and literature to our students explore? One of my lessons that challenges students to do just that can be found here with To Kill a Mockingbird. […]