Understanding Mockingbird in its Historical Context

Before Wednesday 4/19, take about 30 minutes to explore these resources. SketchNote your findings to help you understand the historical context of Mockingbird.

Establish the historical context for the novel by checking out resources like…

Video on Southern Reactions to 1960 Publication of  To Kill a Mockingbird 

Harper Lee and Civil Rights

America’s Black Holocaust Museum: 100 Years of Jim Crow

The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow: The Great Depression

Race Relations in the 1930s @ LoC

Lynching in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror

Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center

Submit your SketchNotes by Wednesday 4/19.