To Kill a Mockingbird: Setting & Time Period


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Which of the following statements about Maycomb, the town in To Kill a Mockingbird, is true?

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1. The book To Kill a Mockingbird takes place during the _____.

2. Which of the following statements about the setting in To Kill a Mockingbird is NOT true?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help check your knowledge of setting used in To Kill a Mockingbird. Different aspects of the setting are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to test your understanding of:

  • Where the Ewell family lives
  • Revelation about the setting through a quote from To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Time period where this book takes place
  • Information about the town of Maycomb

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the literature lesson on setting in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding characteristics of Maycomb
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to determine where the Ewell family lives

Additional Learning

Keep learning about the setting used in this novel by reading the lesson, To Kill a Mockingbird: Setting & Time Period. Thanks to this lesson, you can look at more details about the following topics:

  • Definition of setting
  • Importance of the setting in this novel
  • Primary setting in To Kill a Mockingbird