Frame Story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"

Mark Twain's frame story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" provides an opportunity for a study of this story-within-a-story pattern. Using an illustrated template, class members record a plot summary of the frame story on the outside edge of the frog while recording a plot summary of the primary story within the frog’s belly. After coloring the frogs, the completed templates are shared and displayed. A link to the template is not provided.

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Resource Details

Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2006
Usage Permissions
Fine Print