To Kill a Mockingbird: Themes, Symbols & Imagery


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One of the themes in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird is _____

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1. Integrity is an example of a _____ in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird because _____.

2. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the mockingbird symbolizes _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet/quiz combination focuses on some of the major symbolic representations in Harper Lee's classic To Kill a Mockingbird. The quiz will test you on some of the book's themes, what the mockingbird stands for, and other related information.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions test for:

  • What Atticus Finch's character represents
  • How integrity is used in the novel
  • Why Harper Lee chose integrity for this book

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of To Kill a Mockingbird to correctly select a theme from a given list
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read and correctly interpret information about the meaning and significance of the mockingbird
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Atticus Finch to explain the symbolism inherent in his character

Additional Learning

To study this topic in greater depth, read or view To Kill a Mockingbird: Themes, Symbols & Imagery. The lesson teaches the following objectives:

  • Understand the role of the knothole in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Define and explain imagery
  • Explain what the Radley house symbolizes
  • Identify the only beauty found in To Kill a Mockingbird