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121 reviewed resources for the adventures of tom sawyer

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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Finding the Main Idea

For Students 8th - 9th
After reading chapter 17 of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, give this graphic organizer to your kids to find the main idea. The circles are small and will probably spark complaints, but the main idea should never be lengthy; it should be...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Photostory

For Teachers 6th
So much fun! After reading and summarizing each chapter of the book, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, pupils will create a Photostory. The class is divided into six groups, each responsible for summarizing, story boarding, and creating a...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Study Help Essay Questions

For Students 5th - 8th
Use these study questions to test your class on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. These mostly higher-level questions have the potential to be test questions, discussion questions, homework questions, or essay questions. The...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Study Guide

For Students 8th - 12th
Check understanding of plot with a study guide for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Separated into sections, you might split this up into pieces or give it to individuals as a packet. The questions are mostly lower level,...
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"The Glorious Whitewasher" from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain with Mini-Assessment

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
It's the classic scene: Tom Sawyer is whitewashing a fence. Expose your learners to Mark Twain's humor while reinforcing reading comprehension. Eighth graders are encouraged to read and reread, achieving as much exposure to the text as...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Using Vivid Language

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Analyze the components of precise wording and vivid language in this language arts lesson plan. Middle school writers illustrate a passage from Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, and write a response to a Norman Rockwell print....
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Lesson Plan: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Explore literature after reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros. Sixth and seventh graders compare and contrast the setting, motivation, theme, and characterization of each...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Chapters 14-15 Summary

For Students 8th - 12th
Is your class reading The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain? If so, you might be interested in this cloze-style summary activity for chapters 14 and 15. Class members use a word bank to fill in the blanks. Use this resource as a...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Ah, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer! Before your class reads this classic novel, encourage them to activate prior knowledge and build interest in the book with the KWHL strategy. Directions for walking your class through this strategy are...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Ch. 1-5 Quiz

For Students 8th - 12th
Test basic plot understanding with this quiz for the first five chapters of Mark Twain's novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Quiz-takers answer a series of multiple choice, short answer, and analogy questions to complete this assessment....
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Biopoem

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore characters in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer through biopoems. Pupils follow the specific formatting presented here to write 11-line poems about characters in the novel.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Theme of Visions of America

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension activity, students respond to 4 short answer questions about themes from Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. 
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Cliffs Notes: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Students 9th - 12th
A simple, standard, reading comprehension quiz for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. High schoolers answer multiple choice questions that test their ability to recall information about the plot and characters from Mark Twain's novel....
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Reading and Activity Suggestions for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn about characterization techniques in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.  In this Adventures of Tom Sawyerlesson, students write a description of one character through the eyes of another character and identify scenes that give...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Quiz

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 8th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature activity, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Reader's Theater: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The opening chapters of Mark Twain's masterpiece, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, can be daunting for some readers. A reader's theater assignment divides the second chapter of the novel into a seven-role script, allowing readers to work...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Concept Analysis

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Ready yourself for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer with this analysis of the novel. Included here is a summary of the plot, a list of themes, notes on vocabulary and other issues, a brief analysis of plot elements, and project ideas that...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Before Reading Strategy

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Spark interest in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer with an anticipatory exercise that begins with a brainstorm around the words heroic and good boy. Pupils then complete an anticipation guide, discuss the results in groups, and...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Writing Assignment

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Ask learners to focus on one scene in Mark Twain's The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in order to write an analytical essay about Twain's ideas surrounding childhood. The final assignment in a unit, this writing prompt requires learners to use...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer: Magic Square Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Before getting too far into The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, support your learners by introducing and practicing some vocabulary that might be unfamiliar to them. The vocabulary exercise here includes 16 words from the third and fourth...
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Imagine life before iPhones, mail carriers, or the Internet. With the Adventures of Tom Sawyer novel study, scholar imagine a pre-technology world, invent similes, and summarize the text using an illustrated storyboard. Learners also...
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Writing/Setting/The Adventures of Tom Sawyer--Map Your Childhood Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write using a strong sense of place. In this Adventures of Tom Sawyer lesson, students discuss the importance of setting to the novel. Students brainstorm five specific locations that contribute to their personal history....
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Planning an adventure with ol' Tom Sawyer? Revist Mark Twain's classic tale with a review crossword puzzle on The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.