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Understanding Dialect as Used by Mark Twain
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
A reading of Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County not only offers pupils an opportunity to practice their listening skills but also provides them with examples of dialectic speech. This is the gol’derndest...
American Literary Humor: Mark Twain, George Harris, and Nathaniel Hawthorne
9th - 12th
Nathaniel Hawthorne as a humorist? Really? The three lessons in this series focus on the the storytelling style, conventions, and literary techniques employed by Hawthorne, George Washington Harris, and Mark Twain.
Frame Story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County"
5th - 7th
Mark Twain's frame story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" provides an opportunity for a study of this story-within-a-story pattern. Using an illustrated template, class members record a plot summary of the frame story...
The Celebrated Jumping Frog—Playing Games
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Jump for joy—here's a resource that goes the distance! Pupils make "frogs" jump and measure each of one. Using the data collected, learners calculate the means and ranges of the distances jumped in the first lesson in a series of two on...
Writing Applications: Different Types of Writing and Their Characteristics
Twelfth graders rewrite a story in a different format to understand the effects of the author's style. In this writing style lesson, 12th graders read Mark Twain's "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" and rewrite the...