Mark Twain and The Prince and the Pauper
Eighth graders investigate the life of Mark Twain and events in his life that influenced his writing of The Prince and the Pauper. In this Mark Twain lesson, 8th graders research Mark Twain's life online and write a newspaper article for the information. Students complete learning stations about his life. Students read the story in a literature circle format and create a group project. Students complete a literary response about his life and works.