To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide Chapter 1-5 questions

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What is the Setting of the story
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macomb alabama in the early 1930s during the great depression
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who is the author of this novel
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harper lee
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Who is the narrator
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scout finch
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Who is Calpurnia
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she is the african american maid and cook and she was all angles, bone and near sighted
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Who comes to macomb when the story opens
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dill harris
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What dare does Jem finnally accept of Dill’s
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dare jem to run up to the radley house and touch the house
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Who came to live at the radley place after Mr. Radley died
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Boos older brother mr nathan radley
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What order does Jem give Scout on the first day of school
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to dont bother me at school and dont tag along
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what reason does walter give atticus for not being able to pass the first grade
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He had to help on the farm every Spring
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what advice does atticus give scout about getting along with other people
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never really understand a person until you consider that persons point of view (Climb around his skin and walk into it)
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what do the people in the neighborhood think of mrs. dubose
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(meanest old woman who lived)
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what game do the children make up
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The Boo Radley Game
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why does scout become annoyed with dill
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because dill professes his love for scout and proposes and leaves her out, following jem around
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who is miss maudie criticizing when she says but sometimes the bible in hands of one man is worse than a whiskey bottle in the hands of oh of your father
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the person she is criticizing is Mr. Arthur and the point of the criticism is that when someone is drunk on whisky, they can be abusive. But Mr Arthur can be harder and more dangerous when he misues the bible to make people feel bad.
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explain why the children see boo radley as a strange and scary person when they have never seen him
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because of neighborhood gossip and when scout was in the tire and she thought she heard radley laughing
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what do you think about burris ewels behavior in the classrom? who is to blame for his being that way?
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Mr Ewell
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Jem tells scout about miss carolines new way of teaching explaining that children will not have to learn much out of books commont on your opinion of this approach to education
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my comment on of my opinion of this to education is that people need to learn by reading and studying vs learning by doing approach
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why are the ewells allowed special privlages that other townspeople are not allowed for three generations and were allowed special privileges
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they are poor, children might starve, and mr ewell is an alcoholic
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tell about the comprimise between atticus and scout. be sure to tell what it was and why they made it
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she will attend school and atticus and scout will still read at night and scout does not need to say anything to the teacher

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