This Pulitzer Prize winning novel by Harper Lee, set in the deep south, rivets its readers with it’s breadth of human emotions and behaviors. Challenging, informative and inspiring we will look at the historical context of the book, analyze the characters, and explore the conflicts that fill this novel. From the loss of innocence to the kindness, compassion and moral actions of Atticus Finch we will learn about the characters, and the historical context through our weekly discussions of this masterpiece of American literature. Please note class will meet on October 7, 21, 28 and November 4 and 18.
Jillian Johnson is a sixth through eighth grade Special Ed/English Language Arts teacher at the Clarke Middle School.