Atticus Finch is fully of life quotes and lessons. For this composition assignment, interview a parent or other respected adult and ask, “Is there a quote or saying that you believe expresses an important value, ethical principle or law of life to live by?” Example: “Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.” In addition, ask if they have had an experience or know a story that helped demonstrate to them the accuracy or “truth” of the quote or maxim. And lastly, compare your quote to something Atticus has said in the novel thus far.
- AT LEAST 300 words in length (1 1/2 pages)
- Times New Roman, 12 point font
- Correct MLA heading/format
FCA #1: Include FIVE (5) bolded buzz words – 5 points
FCA #2: A paragraph dedicated completely to comparing your maxim to an Atticus Finch quote. This paragraph must be grammatically flawless. – 3 points
FCA #3: Include and underline TWO examples of prepositional phrases to start a sentence; Example: “Before the war, Lee played football for the community team.” – 2 points
DUE MONDAY, JANUARY 12TH -- 10 points