Sixth graders analyze characterization in The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain. In this literature mini-unit, 6th graders analyze various aspects of characterization by reading The Prince and the Pauper and watching a video adaptation of the text. Students analyze the characters Tom and Edward through t-charts, comic strips, handouts, and journals. Students are assessed on their creation of a character web or sketch. Enrichment activities are included.