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Short Story Lesson Plan: "The Californian's Tale"

Middle schoolers read the short story "The Californian's Tale" by Mark Twain and complete related activities. They discuss vocabulary for the story and complete a vocabulary matching definition activity. They complete  writing activities and listen to the short story. They also complete reading response notebooks and a literature response for the story.

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8th - 9th
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5 days
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  • Worksheet

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