To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 22: Reactions to the Case

To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 22

In this lesson, we will immerse ourselves in To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 22. This chapter, rich in emotional depth and complexity, invites us to explore the aftermath of the trial and its profound impact on the characters and the community of Maycomb. As students navigate through the nuanced reactions and evolving dynamics post-verdict, they will gain a deeper understanding of the novel’s central themes, such as the nature of justice, racial prejudice, and moral courage. This lesson will not only encourage critical analysis of the narrative and its characters but also offer insights into the historical context that shapes the story. Through a thoughtful reflective activity, students will connect with the emotional resonance of the chapter, enhancing their appreciation of the novel’s enduring relevance in contemporary discussions on equality and human rights.

Learning Goals

  • I will be able to identify and analyze the development of key characters in this chapter.
  • I will be able to recognize and discuss how the themes of justice, morality, and social inequality evolve in this chapter.
  • I will be able to identify key quotations from this chapter.

Materials

Process

  1. Go over the quotations organizer for chapter 22.
  2. Read Chapter 22 of To Kill a Mockingbird.
  3. Complete the organizer for this chapter.

To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 22: Responses to a Guilty Verdict

To complete the organizer below, find a quotation from each character in the chapter that best sums up their reaction to the court case.

Jem

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

Atticus

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

The Black community of Maycomb

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

Miss Maudie

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

Dill

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

Bob Ewell

  • Quotation:
  • What the quote tells us about the character:
  • Page:

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