More ReadingWorksheet 1aRead this adaptation from ‘To Kill A Mocking Bird ‘by Harper Lee
To Kill a Mockingbird
describes three years in the life of the Finch family and includes Atticus,his son Jem and daughter Scout.Set inMaycomb, Alabama,a quiet American town in the south,
where therewere clear boundaries between white people and black people, the story describesgrowing- up pains and underlying tensions in the town.Atticus, a lawyer, defends a black man, charged with a crime he did not commit and thelawyer’s family has to bear insults and accusations.This extract captures the manner in which the family deals with the situation: Scout is taunted atschool and Atticus advises her to remain calm.
From ‘To Kill A Mocking Bird
by Harper Lee
“You can just take that back, boy!”This order, given by me to Cecil Jacobs, was the beginning of a rather thin time for Jem and me.My fists were clenched and I was ready to let fly. Atticus had promised me he would wear meout if he ever heard of me fighting anymore; I was far too old and too big for such childishthings, and the sooner I learned to hold in, the better off everybody would be. I soon forgot.
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