Unit Plan for Mark Twain and American Humor

Students create brochures about the humor of Mark Twain. In this literature-analysis lesson plan, students read "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and other short stories by Twain. Students write analytical paragraphs and summaries of the texts. Students watch a video on Twain and research online about the Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor. Finally, students create brochures to illustrate Twain's humor.

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Grade
10th - 11th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
5 days
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
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