To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter 10 Questions

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

Teachers, students will answer Chapter 10 discussion questions regarding the chapter's events and themes. This lesson can be utilized in a traditional or online classroom.

Atticus Is Old

  • Why is Scout ashamed of Atticus, besides the obvious reason that she thinks he's old? State at least three reasons; be specific.
  • What scene in this chapter represents the highlight of Scout's dismay with her dad? Explain in detail.
  • Miss Maudie and Calpurnia come to Atticus's defense about him being old. Discuss what each lady tells Scout about her father. Use quotes from the book to support your answer.
  • What happens in this chapter to change Scout's mind about Atticus? What role did Calpurnia play in this scene? Who is Miss Eula May and what was her role? Why was everyone on the block so apprehensive about this situation? Are we just as vigilant in today's time about a similar situation, why or why not?

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