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To Kill a Mockingbird – Daily Reading Guide

Name _____________________________ Chapter 1, p. 2-19        Date _______

Task 1: Character List: Create a list of characters and their most prominent traits/motivations/behaviors.

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Task 2: Actively Question the Text: Write down any TWO questions you have based on the day’s reading.

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Task 3: Prediction: Write down any ONE prediction from the day’s reading. What’s going to happen next?

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Task 4: Journal Response: What is the mood of Maycomb?  What is the mood of Homestead High School?
Compose a 10 - 12 sentence journal in response to these two questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Kill a Mockingbird – Daily Reading Guide

Name _____________________________ Chapters 2-3 p. 20-42      Date _______

Task 1: Character Analysis – Describe  your initial impressions of the traits/qualities/
motivations/attitudes/behaviors of the Cunninghams and the Ewells.

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Task 2: Actively Question the Text: Write down any TWO questions you have based on the day’s reading.

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Task 3: Prediction: Write down ONE prediction regarding either the Ewells or the Cunninghams 
based on today’s reading. Certain members of these families will play a further role in the story. 
What might happen? 

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Task 4: Journal Response: What picture of Atticus, as a father, do we get in these chapters? 
Describe your own father.  What kind of person is he?  What is your relationship with your father (past and present) like?
Compose a 10 - 12 sentence journal in response to these questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To Kill a Mockingbird – Daily Reading Guide

Name _____________________________ Chapter(s) 4 - 7 p. 43 - 84    Date _______

Task 1: Character Analysis:  Based on what you are coming to know about Boo Radley,
what do you think of him as a character?  Why do you suppose Harper Lee places so much
emphasis on Boo in these opening chapters?

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Task 2: Actively Question the Text: Write down any TWO questions you have based on the day’s reading.

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Task 3: Prediction: In Chapter Five Scout talks with Miss Maudie Atkinson about Boo Radley ,
Atticus catches Scout, Jem and Dill trying to pass a letter to Boo and then has a talk with them about
leaving Boo alone, predict what you think Scout, Jem and Dill are going to do next.

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Task 4: Journal Response: Talk about  a  “Boo Radley” or “Radley House” in your neighborhood/life
(no names please or change the names; instead just describe what the person or house is like or what
others have to say).  Describe a “summer prank” where you and your friends got caught in the act
like Scout, Jem and Dill.  Who caught you?  What were the consequences?  Did it put an end to your pranks?