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Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird

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Creator:

Penny Turney


School/Organization:

Springville Middle School, St. Clair County

Overview:

This podcast is a brief overview of the life of Harper Lee. Harper Lee is the author of To Kill a Mockingbird, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that was published in 1960.


Length: 04:04

Content Areas: English/Language Arts

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (4) Alabama Studies
10. Analyze social and educational changes during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries for their impact on Alabama.
Examples: social—implementation of the Plessey versus Ferguson "separate but not equal" court decision, birth of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
educational—establishment of normal schools and land-grant colleges such as Huntsville Normal School (Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical [A&M] University), Agricultural and Mechanical College of Alabama (Auburn University), Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (Tuskegee University), Lincoln Normal School (Alabama State University)
  • Explaining the development and changing role of industry, trade, and agriculture in Alabama during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including the rise of Populism
  • Explaining the Jim Crow laws
  • Identifying Alabamians who made contributions in the fields of science, education, the arts, politics, and business during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
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