Courage in To Kill a Mockingbird: Examples & Quotes


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In To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Atticus do that gets the town of Maycomb talking?

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1. In To Kill a Mockingbird, what does Jem learn about Mrs. Dubose?

2. In To Kill a Mockingbird, why does Scout call her father brave when he passes Mrs. Dubose's house?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in this quiz/worksheet zero-in on acts of courage within To Kill a Mockingbird, evaluating your comprehension of the plot points surrounding them and their significance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Takers of this quiz/worksheet will encounter questions involving:

  • What Atticus does to get the town of Maycomb talking
  • What Jem learns about Mrs. Dubose
  • Why Scout calls her father brave when he passes Mrs. Dubose's house
  • How the Tom Robinson case ends
  • Jem's feelings about the Tom Robinson verdict

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you've drawn important information from the lesson about courage in To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read about Scout's relationship with her father and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characters of the novel

Additional Learning

To look closer at this element of the novel, you can read through the corresponding lesson titled Courage in To Kill a Mockingbird: Examples & Quotes. This lesson involves the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the backdrop and setting of the novel
  • Explore several quotes related to courage in the book and their significance
  • Understand how Scout and Jem's perspective on justice is shifted by the end of the story