Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)

Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
Tom Sawyer Novel Guide - FULL Student Packet (1 Month of Work)
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(318 KB|18 pages)
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THIS IS A WHOLE UNIT WORTH OF STUDENT WORK!!!

AMEN.

Here's what you'll get...

1. Essential Questions & Main Focus: Legacy

2. Author Exploration of MARK TWAIN, complete with links, quotes, a short biography, and photos for students to analyze.

3. A close/critical reading of an article that explains the SETTING, exploring the idea of steamboats, the Mississippi River, political climateof the Civil War, etc.

(links to videos, full articles included, quotes, etc)

4. CHARACTER CHART for EVERY character. Students use ADJECTIVES, TEXTUAL EVIDENCE, and SETTING ANALYSIS to assess each character.

5. LINK TO AUDIOBOOK WITH WORDS AND THE FULL DIGITAL TEXT OF THE NOVEL. Students love the audio version, which has specialized voices for each character as well as text written on the screen (captions).

6. Plot Analysis via comprehension questions, vocabulary analysis, written response questions

7. SHORT ESSAY QUESTIONS FOR...

Author's purpose

Coming of Age/Maturity

Environmental Influences & Growing Up

Huck Finn vs Tom Sawyer Analysis

8. Students complete an OBITUARY for Tom Sawyer

9. Students assess Tom's Actions & Legacy

Nearly every single ELA CCSS standard is addressed.

THIS WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE SO MUCH EASIER!!!

You may also upload it as a google doc and have real-time updates as your students fill them out. OR you may print them and check them weekly.

This packet usually takes about 1 month to complete, as it has BEFORE READING, DURING READING, AND AFTER READING questions, activities, & analysis.

Log in to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 month
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