Year 11: more contextual links…


A great website:

Clips from the BBC:

Relevance of TKAM today:

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

Biography of Martin Luther King:

Slavery and segregation in the USA:

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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