Educators of grades 6-12 are invited to attend a three-day seminar “A New Approach to Teaching ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’” July 16-18 at Kean University in Union. This seminar introduces Teaching Mockingbird, which incorporates civic education, ethical reflection and historical context into a literary exploration of Harper Lee,’s beloved novel. Sponsored by Facing History and Ourselves, it offers a unique approach that integrates multimedia, historical sources, and literacy strategies that deepen students’ understanding of the novel and illuminate fundamental questions of human behavior.
In this seminar you will:
After this seminar you will:
Recommended for 6-12th grade English language arts, humanities, U.S. history, and world history teachers who are committed to implementing a four-week Facing History unit. Teachers of elective courses covering issues of human rights are also welcome.