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1. Annotations for To Kill a Mockingbird
2. Directions Annotate for the following items while reading To Kill a Mockingbird.
Annotation means to take notes AND highlight the key elements.
Make connections to your reading by adding a perspective or insight to the reading.
Make connections to your own life to create a relationship with text.
3. Requirements for annotating Themes-Explain how the quotes demonstrate the theme.
Irony-How is the quote ironic? What is the authors purpose for the irony? What type of irony is demonstrated?
Diction- Define words or slang; explore why the author chooses a particular word versus another word.
Imagery-Why this image? What literary elements develop the image?
Characterization of important characters
Archetypes-Refer to your archetype sheet.
4. Requirements Themes-
Find TWO quotes for each of the following themes. (The quotes should be from different parts of the novel.)
5. Themes Prejudice vs. Tolerance
Point of View
Loss of Innocence
Morality vs. Ethics
Justice and Judgment
6. Annotations Diction- Minimum of 2 per chapter
Imagery-Minimum of 2 per chapter
Irony- 3 for Part I and 3 for Part II
Characterization-As characters are introduced and discussed throughout the novel
Archetypes-5 for Part I and 5 for Part II
Literary Elements- 5 for Part I and 5 for Part II