To Kill A Mockingbird Chapters 15-20 Review


Performance Indicators:

P.S. ELA-1 Language:   Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.A. Notice and correct grammatical and mechanical errors in writing.
B. Demonstrate command of correct sentence structure and variety.
C. Apply standard usage to formal speaking and writing.

P.S ELA-2 Reading Analysis: Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text, including determining where the text leaves matters uncertain.

A. Evaluate the relevant themes and synthesize how they are present in the novel in oral and written responses.
B. Interpret the implications of setting and circumstance.
C. Analyze the role of characters in the plot in oral and written responses.
D. Analyze important quotations from the text in oral and written responses.
E. Annotate the text.

P.S ELA-3 Reading Craft and Structure: Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text in which the rhetoric is particularly effective, analyzing how style and content contribute to the power, persuasiveness or beauty of a text.

A. Understand SOAPSTone: Speaker, Occasion, Audience, Purpose, Subject, Tone
B. Analyze the plot and/or design of the text, following shifts in time and place.


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You are required to answer the study guide questions that follow.  The questions are provided for you in order to assist you, if needed, in preparation for related reading quizzes or exams.  

Rhetorical Analysis

Contemporary Discrimination?

Chapter 15
1.  Why did Mr. Link Deas and the others visit Atticus?
2.  Who is Mr. Underwood?
3.  Where did Atticus take the car?
4.  How did Scout get Atticus out of a tight situation?
5.  Who had Atticus covered all along?

Chapter 16
1.  Who is Mr. X Billup?
2.  How does Mr. Underwood feel about negroes?
Chapter 17
1.  According to Jem, why are mix children real sad?
2.  Who is Mr. Gilmer?
3.  Who is Robert E. Lee Ewelll?
Chapter 18
1.  Who is Mayella Violet Ewell?
2.  What is a chifforobe?
3.  Why did Mayella fear Atticus?
Chapter 19
1.  What is Tom’s physical impairment?
2.  Did Mr. Gilmer fairly prosecute the case?
3.  Why is judge Taylor a  heroic figure?
4.  How did Tom’s version of what happened differ from Mayella’s version?
Chapter 20
1.  What year did the trial take place?
2.  Who is Mr. Dolphus Raymond?
3.  Why does Mr. Raymond pretend to be the town drunk?