A great website: http://resources.mhs.vic.edu.au/mockingbird/historical.htm
Clips from the BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zbknvcw
Relevance of TKAM today: http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zwhkjxs
Timeline of civil rights movement:
Biography of Martin Luther King: http://www.biography.com/people/martin-luther-king-jr-9365086#education-and-spiritual-growth
Slavery and segregation in the USA: http://imgur.com/gallery/uJ8Jm
Powerpoints with key information: To Kill a Mockingbird Historical and Background Information social historical context
Go on a trail! Follow the relevant links on the websites.
- What are the main themes in the novel?
- What is Lee saying about the whole of humanity?
- What connections are there to art/creative expression/topics being discussed TODAY?