12 Angry Men
To Kill a Mockingbird
Writing Skills
Themes
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100

In what form of text was this story written?

A play (televised, to be exact)

100

During the trial, Scout realized that Mayella must be the _________ person in the world

Lonliest

100

Which is an example of a personal pronoun: 

"He", "we", "she", "them" 

We

100

Name 3 significant themes we studied this semester

Prejudice, Racism, Family Dynamics, Standing up for what you believe, Gender Roles, Feminism, Innocence, etc.

100

What was the murder weapon in 12 Angry Men?

A switchblade knife

200

Who is the defendant, and for what is he being charged?

A young black man, accused of killing his father.

200

Name 3 significant mockingbird characters

Scout, Jem, Tom, Boo, Atticus, Mayella (flawed)

200

What is a thesis statement?

One sentence that states your main idea for your essay

200

The mockingbird symbolizes this theme

Innocence 

200

Mockingbird was set in the 30's. What significant historical event took place at that time?

The Great Depression

300

Which Juror would be considered the main antagonist of the play? 

Juror 3

300

The main lesson Atticus is trying to teach his children

See situations from other perspectives (don't judge a book by its cover, empathy)

300

At the very beginning of every new paragraph, a writer should do this

Indent

300

Which text did we first learn about the theme, "Prejudice can get in the way of the truth"?

12 Angry Men 

300

How did Tom die and why is it significant?

An innocent man shot 17 times by white guards

400

What is the setting in which the reader first meets the twelve characters who give the play its name?

 


The courtroom 

400

According to Atticus, what is the one place that all men are created equal?

The courtroom 

400

How do you know when to start a new paragraph?

Whenever you begin discussing a new idea.

400

Juror 8 demonstrated this courageous theme in 12 Angry Men. Atticus did the same in To Kill a Mockingbird.

It is especially difficult to stand alone against a group

400

In an essay, what 3 elements does an introductory paragraph need to have?

Hook, 3 main arguments, thesis statement

500

Who wrote 12 Angry Men?

Reginald Rose

500

What does Aunt Alexandra base her opinion on when it comes to others?

Social Status/Family background

500

Find the 2 errors in this formal topic sentence: "Bees are amazing because they help pollinate our world."

Using "because" and using a personal pronoun - "our" 

500

Walter & the Cunningham family bring this theme to light.

Social Status 

500

What makes Miss Maudie different from others who live in Maycomb, and why is that important?

One of the few characters who displays bitterness towards prejudice/racism; symbolizes change
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