2/22-2/23 English 1 Agenda


What is courage?  What does it mean to you?  Are you courageous?  Why or why not?

Read chapter 11 out loud.  Answer questions (found in previous lesson).


Read chapters 12-13

Chapter 12

  1. Jem is now 12. There is a widening gap of understanding between Scout and Jem. Find and describe/list 2 or 3 examples which illustrate the emotional distance between them and include page numbers.
  2. Why wasn’t Dill able to come to Maycomb this summer?
  3. How do you explain Lula’s antagonism toward Jem and Scout?
  4. Scout finds the church service to be similar to her own except for a few differences. Explain what these are.
  5. Why does Cal speak one way around colored people and another way around white people? Is she being honest or hypocritical in what she does? Explain.

 Chapter 13

  1. Why does Aunt Alexandra come to stay with Atticus and his family?
  2. Read the first 2 statements of Alexandra’s when she comes to the Finch house. Are these typical of her or not?
  3. Why does Aunt Alexandra fit in so well in Maycomb County?
  4. Compare and Contrast Aunt Alexandra and Atticus on the following: involvement in Maycomb County, views on family and breeding, views on childrearing
  5. Discuss Cousin Joshua Finch as: Atticus describes him and as Aunt Alexandra describes him. Explain the difference in opinion.


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