Wednesday, August 29, 2007

"Oh this is rich."

"To Kill a Mockingbird is a good book, with a lot of detail compared to the movie. Scout is a little like a mockingbird herself, because she tells the story the way an innocent mockingbird sings. Miss Maudie tells how bluejays are one thing, but you should not hurt a mockingbird because it only sings and makes people feel better.

Mrs. Dubose the lonely, grouchy neighbor has a bigger role in the book version. She taught the kids that if they do something that isn't good they have to pay for it, because Jem ripped up her flower bed and Atticus made Jem read to Mrs. Dubose every day.

The movie has great music, I liked how you see the box of the things that Boo gave them. A marble rolls and the music swells, and I liked that the movie is in black and white because you can imagine colors yourself. In a way it makes it more mysterious."
This quiz covers the first six chapters. This is the Sparks Notes reading comprehension quiz; the questions are sound, but the ads are annoying and teen-oriented so be careful depending on the age of your homeschooled kid. This is a good reading comprehension quiz for overall plot details of the book. This site includes study materials and excellent questions; we think it's by far the best online option.