The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Study - Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn 308-page Common Core Aligned Lessons, Activities, and Assessments Unit for Mark Twain's classic novel. 

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This Literature Guide for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn includes:

  • Anticipation/Reaction Guide and Reflection
  • Comprehension and Analysis Questions
  • List ofEssay and Writing Prompts
  • List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities
  • List of Post-Reading Alternative Assessment Ideas
  • Reading: Informational focus articles and corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions on
    • Genre: Historical Fiction (RI.9-­10.1; 10; RI.11-12.1, 10)
    • Slavery throughout History (RI.9-­10.1, 4; 10; RI.11-12.1, 4, 10)
    • Slavery in America: The 1500s to the early 1800s (RI.9-­10.1, 4; 10; RI.11-12.1, 4, 10)
    • Reconstruction and the Gilded Age (RI.9-­10.1, 4; 10; RI.11-12.1, 4, 10)

Here's what Ashley C. said about this guide: This resource is thorough, intuitive, and extremely helpful. I love how there is a language focus for each section in addition to comprehension, and the writing assignments included are creative and interesting. Absolutely awesome resource! Thank you!

  • Reading: Informational Focus Biography on author Mark Twain, followed by corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.9-­10.1, 4; 10; RI.11-12.1, 4, 10)
  • CCSS Reading: Literature Focus lessons on
    • Identifying Motifs (RL.9-10.1, 2, 5; RL.11-12.1, 2, 5)
    • Comparing Nineteenth-Century Works with Similar Topics (RL.9-10.1, 6; RL.11-12.1, 6)
    • Bildungsroman (RL.9-10.1, 3; RL.11-12.1, 3)
    • Satire (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Romantic Poetry (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Glossary of Allusions and Unique Terms (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Figurative Language, Imagery, and Mood (RL.9-10.1, 4; RL.11-12.1, 4)
    • Analyzing the Significance of Setting (RL.9-10.1, 5; RL.11-12.1, 5)
    • Recognizing Allusions to Shakespeare (RL.9-10.1, 9; RL.11-12.1, 9)

MrsLoveLIT said: This file is huge! So many resources! I've never taught Huck Finn before, so this is ENORMOUSLY helpful as a jumping off point. Thank you!

  • CCSS Writing Focus lessons including
    • Introducing and Developing Your Claim (W.9-10.1, 1.A, 1.B; W.11-12.1, 1.A, 1.B)
    • Writing an Essay Of Argumentation (W.9-10.1, 1.A, 1.B; W.11-12.1, 1.A, 1.B)
    • Organizing Your Argumentative Essay (W.9-10.1, 1.C, 1.D; W.11-12.1, 1.C, 1.D)
    • Finishing Your Argumentative Essay (W.9-10.1, 1.E; W.11-12.1, 1.E)
    • Writing a Descriptive Paragraph in a Narrative (W.9-10.3, 3.A; W.11-12.3, 3.A)
    • Establishing Mood in Narrative Writing (W.9-10.3, 3.C, 3.D; W.11-12.3, 3.C, 3.D)
    • Writing Vivid Descriptions (W.9-10.3, 3.C, 3.D; W.11-12.3, 3.C, 3.D)
    • Using Dialect in Writing (W.9-10.4; W.11-12.4)
    • Personal Narrative (W.9-10.4; W.11-12.4)
    • Writing a Response to Literature (W.9-10.9; W.11-12.9)
  • CCSS Language Focus information and lessons including
    • Glossary of Terms (L.9-10.4, 6; L.11-12.4, 6)
    • Vocabulary Lists: one with and one without definitions (L.9-10.4, 6; L.11-12.4, 6)
    • Understanding Clauses (L.9-10.1, 1.B)
    • Semicolons (L.9-10.2, 2.B)
    • Consulting Digital References to Define Historical Terms (L.9-10.3, 6; L.11-12.1, 1.B, 4.C, 4.D, 6)
    • Hyphens (L.11-12.2, 2.A)
    • Using Dashes and Identifying Rhetorical Devices (L.9-10.3; L.11-12.3)
    • Dialect (L.9-10.4, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.D; L.11-12.4, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.D)
    • Determining Etymologies of Words (L.9-10.4, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.D; L.11-12.4, 4.A, 4.B, 4.C, 4.D)
    • Figurative Language, Imagery, and Mood (L.9-10.5, 5.A, 6; L.11-12.5, 5.A, 6)
  • Reading Quizzes
  • Vocabulary Quizzes
  • Two Final Exam Options: one entirely Multiple Choice, and one written to capture the rigor of Common Core testing
  • Teacher’s Guide, including:
    • Sample Agenda
    • Notes to the Teacher
    • Supplemental Resource List
    • Project Rubrics
    • Answer Key
    • Common Core Alignment Documentation

Buyer said: This unit has more than I will ever need and has provided plenty of inspiration and guidance for teaching this novel. I would highly recommend this unit, especially if it's your first time teaching Huck Finn. Great job!

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