The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Unit and Teacher Guide

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9th - 12th
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This comprehensive resource has everything that you need to teach The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn expertly. Select from lessons and assignments focusing on citing textual evidence, style, point of view, structure, satire, controversy, argument, thematic elements, and more.​

Unit includes:

  • Pre-reading activities
  • 6 reading quizzes (3 formats)
  • Key excerpts with analysis
  • Common Core lessons for grades 9-12
  • Dozens of extension lessons and activities
  • Culminating projects, extension tasks, and prompts
  • Final exam question banks

NOTE: Answer key not published (test security). I recommend making answer keys as you go along and saving them for next year.

Files come in two formats (PDF and DOCX) for your convenience.

Since the resource has so many materials, it includes a navigation menu.

Total Pages
125 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite strong and thorough textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
Determine a theme or central idea of a text and analyze in detail its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.
Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).
Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.


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