Understanding Dialect as Used by Mark Twain

A reading of Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County not only offers pupils an opportunity to practice their listening skills but also provides them with examples of dialectic speech. This is the gol’derndest lesson ever.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

Grade
5th - 8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategy
Research
Year
2008
Common Core

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