The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Teacher Resources

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Satire and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Does Mark Twain’s satire become sarcasm and does he cross the line of propriety in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? As an introduction of satire, class members view an excerpt from The Daily Show and discuss Stewart's use of this...
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Critical Ways of Seeing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn in Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars complete a unit of lessons examining the cultural context of the novel, 'The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.' They write a critique of the novel, compare/contrast two published critiques, and explore various websites.
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Education in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars read and discuss The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and To Kill a Mockingbird. In this literature lesson plan, students read the texts and examine the school experience long ago. Young scholars create a profile of the...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Socratic Seminar

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
After reading The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and an article about the use of the novel, class members engage in a Socratic seminar focused on whether or not Twain's book should be banned.
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Connecticut Yankee/ Huckleberry Finn Lesson

For Teachers 11th
After reading Huckleberry Finn and Connecticut Yankee, eleventh graders explore the theme of appearances vs. reality in chapters 27-29 of Connecticut Yankee. They will compare and contrast both works using Venn diagrams and create a...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Understanding Dialect

For Students 8th - 9th
Study language and dialect in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Nobody does it better than Mark Twain, and there's a reason why! As your eighth and ninth graders read the passage provided, they answer the analysis questions. 
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Packet

For Students 9th - 12th
Readers of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn are directed to complete two projects as a part of their study of Mark Twain’s novel.  Individuals craft an organized notebook containing all their work during the study, and they research...
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Analyzing Social Commentary in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn continues to be one of the most frequently banned books. The satire and social commentary present challenges when using the book as a core text. Direct readers' attention to how Twain uses plot,...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is one of the best-known pieces of American literature. An eBook from the Library of Congress provides access to an early edition of the text. Original layout and illustrations are preserved within.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A viewing of Disney’s 1993 film of The Adventures of Huck Finn launches an examination of the events in and themes of Mark Twain’s story. Viewers respond to prompts on a film story worksheet, engage in full-class discussions, and select...
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Excerpt from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
A passage from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn provides the text for a comprehension exercise that asks readers to respond to a series of text-based questions.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Individuals read a series of passages from The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, rank the statements from the least to the most racist or stereotypical, and share their rankings and rationales in small groups before a whole class...
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Satire in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Students 10th - 12th
How is satire used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? High schoolers respond to nine short answer questions that require them to read passages from the novel and identify what the passages are satirizing. 
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: The Controversy

For Teachers Higher Ed
First banned in 1885 because it was seen as “immoral in its tone,” as “trash of the veriest sort,” the controversy over The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn continues today. While some consider Twain’s story “a masterpiece” others contend...
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Mark Twain and Huckleberry Finn Introductory Lessons

For Teachers 9th - 11th
“What is the role or function of controversial art? And, should children, our children, be required—forced—to study certain works they may find painful or humiliating or offensive?” Robert Zalisk’s question, found in his article, “Uproar...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Cloze Procedure

For Students 11th - 12th
Are your readers ready for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Use a cloze procedure to determine if the reading level of Twain’s classic is appropriate for your pupils. The cloze passage, an answer key, as well as directions and a score...
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Huckleberry Finn: A Unit Plan Second Edition

For Teachers 6th - 12th
“Person attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted.” Ready to face prosecution, banishment, or execution? A five-week unit plan for The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn awaits. A treasure trove of materials, including...
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Study Guides

For Teachers 11th - 12th
If The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a part of your curriculum, you'll find much to like in this resource. Vocabulary, fact recall, character identification, point of view, and cause/effect worksheets are included in the guide.
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Context Clues: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Read The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn to boost vocabulary. Readers choose words from a word bank to complete 15 sentences pertaining to chapters 12-15 of the Mark Twain novel. A great way to acquire new vocabulary through context clues.
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A Teacher's Guide to the Signet Classics Edition of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Whether new to teaching The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or an experienced pro, you’ll find useful resources in this teacher’s guide. The 40-page packet includes background information, historical context, an annotated list of...
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You Can't Buy Love - But You May Need Toilet Paper

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What will I be? What do I want to be? What will I have to do to achieve this goal? These are the essential questions that launches a research project that asks like-minded individuals to identify their goals, the costs of the practical...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: Semantic Feature Analysis

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Racist, independent, conflicted? Readers of The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn brainstorm words that describe the traits of characters in Twain’s novel and then rate these qualities in several of their favorite characters. Individuals...
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 9 short answer and essay questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Students may submit their answers to be scored.

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