to kill a mockingbird presentation

You must create a PowerPoint presentation that includes a minimum of twenty (20) slides and a maximum of thirty-five (35) slides.

Slide 1 (the first slide) must include a picture of the cover of the novel used for the term paper, the student’s name, and the course and section information.

The presentation should also include a brief biography of the author and his or her major life achievements, a plot summary and description of major characters, a discussion of some of the major themes in the novel, and a review of the book (1-5 star rating with a discussion of why the book earns that rating).

Use the table below to help you create your presentation.

Component Information to Include on Slide(s) Additional Comments
Slide 1
(the first slide)
This section must include the following:

  • Picture of the novel cover
  • Student’s Name
  • Course Information
Author Biographical Information These slide(s) may include the following information:

  • Birthplace
  • Birthdate
  • Family Affiliation
  • Death if Applicable
  • Current Living Situation
  • Interesting Facts
  • Awards
  • Favorites
  • Social Media
  • Education
  • URL – Video Interview and Print Interview
  • Other Books
  • Careers
Character Description and Analysis This section should include the following:

  • Name, describe, and analyze three of the main characters.
  • List other notable characters
These parts may be in any reasonable order
Plot Summary
  • introduction
  • rising action
  • climax
  • falling action
  • resolution
Major Theme(s) Discuss at least one major literary theme explored in the novel.
Setting(s) Discuss the setting or settings used in the novel.
Three Quotations from the Novel Choose three notable quotations from the novel.
Book Review Give your honest opinion of the book. Discuss its strengths and weaknesses, whether it held your interest as you read it, and whether you would recommend it to others.
Theme Song for Book (with rationale) Choose a theme song for the novel and explain why that song would be a good theme song.
Next to the Last Slide: Star Rating (Stars only) Rate the novel from 1-5 stars.
Last Slide: Works Cited Give an MLA (8th Edition) Works Cited entry for the novel and any other sources you used to produce the presentation.
Extras that could be included You may, to make the presentation engaging, choose to include other design elements, including the following:

  • pictures
  • sound
  • animations
  • slide transition elements
  • colors
These parts may be integrated throughout the presentation.

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