Chapter questions from To Kill a Mockingbird
Chapter one Introduction to Maycomb, Boo Radley Jem Scout and all
1Why is Boo Radley imprisoned by his father?2List all of the people that live on the same street as Atticus, Jem and Scout.3What do we learn about Atticus’ family in the first chapter?4What is Dill’s big plan?5What does Dill dare Jem to do?
Chapter two Scout goes to school
1What sort of relationship do Scout and Miss Caroline have? Come up with 3 adjectives ,and give supporting evidence for each.2What do we learn about the Cunningham family this chapter?3How does this fit with the wider setting of the Novel?4What attributes do the Cunninghams display?
Chapter 3 Walter Cunningham comes home from school for lunch.
1What do we learn about Atticus’ character?2What distinction is made between the Cunninghams, and the Ewells?3What does Atticus mean by…
‘if you can learn a simple trick, Scout, you’ll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – ’ ’Sir?’ ’ – until you climb into his skin nand walk around in it.’
Chapter 4 Jem and Scout find things in the tree and play ‘Boo Radley’. Scout rolls into theRadley house in a tyre.
1What is the first thing Scout finds in the live Oaks by the Radley place?2What is the new game that Dill and Jem start playing?3What does Scout hear after her tyre hits the Radley house?
Chapter 5 Jem, Dill and Scout try to make Boo come out, using a fishing line
1Describe the relationship that Miss Maudie Atkinson has with Jem and Scout. Find someevidence for you thoughts.2How do Jem and Dill try to lure Boo Radley out?3What advice does Atticus give to Jem and Scout concerning Boo Radley?
Chapter 6 Jem, Dill and Scout creep into the Radley yard at night and get shot at. Jem goesback for his pants.
1Why do Jem, Dill and Scout go to the Radley house in the middle of the night?2What does Nathan Radley do to scare Jem, Scout and Dill away from the Radley place?3Why does Jem return to the Radley place that same night?