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Tom Robinson's Trial & Death in To Kill a Mockingbird

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In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Mayella Ewell claim happened on the night in question?

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1. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Tom Robinson claim happened on the night in question?

2. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, what evidence does Atticus present that proves Tom's innocence beyond a reasonable doubt?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to assess your knowledge of the plot details of To Kill a Mockingbird, specifically the trial and death of Tom Robinson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions focus on:

  • What Tom Robinson says happened on the night in question
  • Atticus's evidence that proves Tom's innocence beyond a reasonable doubt
  • What happens to Tom after his trial

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Mayella Ewell's claims about the night in question
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on To Kill A Mockingbird
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what gives Atticus hope for the future in the novel

Additional Learning

Learn more about the fate of the character on trial in To Kill a Mockingbird by completing the lesson titled Tom Robinson's Trial & Death in To Kill a Mockingbird. Objectives covered include:

  • Understand what the Lady Justice statue symbolizes
  • Know the important characters involved in the trial
  • Review the plot details of To Kill a Mockingbird
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