Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird: Character, Traits & Quotes


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In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, what is our first example of Jem's bravery?

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1. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, what makes Jem think of Atticus as brave?

2. In To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, what does Jem do to end up reading to Mrs. Dubose?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Jem is a sensitive and emotional character in To Kill a Mockingbird. This quiz will help you determine your understanding of his character with questions about his actions and reactions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment will help you gauge your understanding of Jem in To Kill a Mockingbird, including:

  • Examples of his bravery
  • Emotional reactions
  • Connection with his father

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Jem's relationship with his father in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding bravery as Jem witnesses and exemplifies it

Additional Learning

For more on this novel, go over the lesson titled Jem Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird: Character, Traits & Quotes. This lesson further details this character in the story, including his:

  • Relationship with Boo Radley
  • Reaction to the Tim Johnson incident
  • Emotions during the trial