Bell-Ringer: 8-27 • Copy down the following vocabulary terms on a clean sheet of paper titled: “Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird” 1. Formality (n): attention to established rules or customs. 2. Reckless (adj): careless; rash; without thinking. Blues Ain’t No Mockin Bird By: Toni Cade Bambara 1939-1995 Reading Notes 1. 2. 3. 4. Setting: Characters: Theme: Cause & Effect: when an action or feeling causes a result (positive or negative). Give an example from the story. 5. Five words or questions for class discussion.