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In this intro activity to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, students do a pre-reading activity for the novel, research some biographical information on Mark Twain, and respond to one of his quotes. It is compatible with Interactive Notebooks or can be used as a traditional handout. (grades 6-10)
What You Get:
1. Full ISN spread and lesson plan
2. Two options for a research foldable
3. A traditional worksheet version
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This resource is included in my Tom Sawyer Unit for Interactive Notebooks
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Tom Sawyer Vocabulary Activities Pack This vocabulary resource pack for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain contains word lists, Interactive Notebook foldables, a Context Clues lesson, and vocabulary quizzes to help your students engage with and learn new words. You get your choice of word lists (have students find definitions, or definitions and the quote) and your choice of foldables (flaps or flash cards). For use with or without Interactive Notebooks.
Tom Sawyer Descriptive Essay - Students compare/contrast a "model boy/girl" or "troublemaker" from Twain's time (as per Tom's description in the novel) to ours. Includes guidelines, rubrics (holistic and analytic), and brainstorming worksheet. Includes an editable .doc version.
Scrapbook Project - Students create a "scrapbook" from tic-tac-toe style prompts based on Bloom's Taxonomy. This includes a choice of nine creative and analytical tasks and two mandatory tasks.
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