Let Me Introduce Mark Twain
Learners explore an online scrapbook about Mark Twain's life. They watch Ken Burns' Mark Twain video and record specific information on a matrix. They study how to write correct bibliographic form for video and Internet resources.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Writing Assignment
Ask learners to focus on one scene in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in order to write an analytical essay about Twain's ideas surrounding childhood. The final assignment in a unit, this writing prompt requires learners to use...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Before Reading Strategy
Spark interest in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer with an anticipatory exercise that begins with a brainstorm around the words heroic and good boy. Pupils then complete an anticipation guide, discuss the results in groups, and...
7th - 10th English Language Arts
When to Use "Me", "Myself" and "I"
Clarify your kids' writing with a video about pronouns, specifically me, myself, and I. As kids watch the short video, they see cute robots demonstrate the proper use of each pronoun, as well as the definitions of reflexive and intensive...
3 mins 2nd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable