Year 11: more contextual links…

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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: a-civil-rights-movement-timeline-1954-1969-2-728

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.

Think about:

  • 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?
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