What does he look like? How does Scout solve her problem with Walter Cunningham?
What happens when Scout comments on them? What are Walter’s table manners like?
Demonstrates the idea of the “haves and have not’s” • “Just a Cunningham” is Scout’s reaction to Calpurnia’s lecture • In her immaturity (she threatens to drown herself), Scout learns a valuable lesson about social prejudice • Other examples of social prejudice we’ve seen so far in the novel: • IMPORTANT: In the early chapters, Lee is establishing social prejudice…soon she will layer this with racial prejudice to force more conflicts! Walter and the Syrup
He is an example of the differences in lower white communities • He is part of the “country folk” status…courteous and responsible • He directly contrasts (juxtaposes) the “white trash” community, represented by the Ewells • As we will soon see, the Ewells are rude, impertinent, etc.. Little Chuck Little
Dirty, aggressive, disrespectful, uneducated, insensitive, hateful, independent, cowardly… • Juxtaposition of Support in the Novel… • Scout’s support at home • Ewell’s lack of support (abandonment) • Foreshadows conflict that requires maturity and support for Scout The Ewells
Bildungsroman – novel of education • Atticus’ “Golden Rule” • Skin, shoes… • RULE OF EMPATHY! • More social status information • “Common Folk” (everyone” • Ewells • Black Community • Scout learns a new lesson about fairness and that it is not distributed equally
“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view… until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (Lee).
In your designated groups, complete the Shoes worksheet with the shoe you are given. You will have six minutes to do so. Shoe Activity Directions
In the next six minutes, write a paragraph (6 to 8) sentences about a day in the shoe owner’s lifeWe will be sharing
Please write a response to the following questions INDEPENDENTLY and turn it in when you are finished. • Consider what the quotation means—what is the Atticus trying to explain to his daughter? • What does the Atticus mean by the term point of view? • How would you describe Atticus Finch as a parent? • What kinds of things does he want to teach them?
Please write a response to the following questions: • How would you describe Atticus Finch as a parent? • How does he treat his children? • What kinds of things does he want to teach them? Personal Reflection