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Adventures of Tom Sawyer Literature Guide
Adventures of Tom Sawyer Literature Guide
 
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Format: Professionally Printed
ISBN: 978-1-938913-02-0
Pages: 150
Copyright: 2015
Writer: Erika Schneider

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This NEW Literature Guide for Mark Twain's classic novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 7 - 8. 150 pages.


This Literature Guide for Mark Twain's classic The Adventures of Tom Sawyer includes:

•Pre-Reading Activities and Ideas
•Note-Taking and Summarizing Activities
•Comprehension and Analysis questions
•Post-Reading Activities and Alternative Assessment
•Essay Prompts and Writing Ideas

CCSS Reading: Informational Text Focus Articles on:
•Mark Twain, Humorist (RI.6.1, RI.6.3; RI.7.1, RI.7.3; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)
•Evaluating Visual Presentations (RI.6.7, SL.6.2; RI.8.7)
•Genre – Historical Fiction, with Comprehension Check questions (RI.6.1, RI.6.3; RI.7.1, RI.7.3; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)
•Superstition in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, with •Comprehension Check questions (RI.6.1, RI.6.4; RI.7.1, RI.7.4; RI.8.1, RI.8.4)
•Visualizing Life in the 1800s (RI.6.7, W.6.7, SL.6.2; W.7.7; RI.8.7, W.8.6)
•Author Biography: Mark Twain, with Comprehension Check questions (RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.3; RI.7.1, RI.7.2, RI.7.3; RI.8.1, RI.8.3)
•Vocabulary Lists, with and without definitions (L.6.6; L.7.6; L.8.6)
•Glossary of Allusions, Terminology, and Slang (L.6.6; L.7.6; L.8.6, RL.8.4)
•Examining Historical Documents (RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.9; RI.7.2, RI.7.3, RI.7.9; RI.8.2, RI.8.8, RI.8.9)

CCSS Reading: Literature Focus Lessons, including
•Comparing Print to Film (RL.6.7; RL.7.7; RL.8.7)
•Analyzing Plot (RL.6.3, RL.6.5; RL.7.3; RL.8.2, RL.8.5)
•Poetry (RL.6.7, RL.6.9, SL.6.6; RL.7.4, RL.7.5, SL.7.6; SL.8.6)
•Tone and Mood (RL.6.4, RL.6.5, RL.6.7; RL.7.3, RL.7.4; RL.8.4, RL.8.5)
•Theme (RL.6.2, RL.6.5; RL.7.2; RL.8.2)
•Collecting Evidence (RL.6.1, RL.6.3, W.6.9.A; RL.7.1, RL.7.3, W.7.9.A; RL.8.1, RL.8.3, W.8.9.A)

CCSS Writing Focus activities and lessons, including
•Introductions and Claims (W.6.1.A, W.6.2.A, W.6.3.A; W.7.1.A, W.7.2.A, W.7.3.A; W.8.1.A, W.8.2.A, W.8.3.A)
•Evidence and Organization (W.6.1.B, W.6.2.B, W.6.3.B; W.7.1.B, W.7.2.B, W.7.3.B; W.8.1.B, W.8.2.B, W.8.3.B)
•Using Transition Words (W.6.1.C, W.6.2.C, W.6.3.C, W.6.6, W.6.7; W.7.1.C, W.7.2.C, W.7.3.C, W.7.6, W.7.7; W.8.1.C, W.8.2.C, W.8.3.C, W.8.6, W.8.7)
•Narrative Writing (W.6.3, W.6.3.B, L.6.2; W.7.3, W.7.3.B, L.7.2; W.8.3, W.8.3.B, L.8.2)
•Maintaining Formal Style (W.6.1.D, W.6.2.E; W.7.1.D, W.7.2.E; W.8.1.D, W.8.2.E)
•Writing Conclusions (W.6.1.E, W.6.2.F, W.6.3.E; W.7.1.E, W.7.2.F, W.7.3.E; W.8.1.E, W.8.1.F, W.8.3.E)

CCSS Language Focus activities and lessons, including
•Determining the Meaning of Unknown Words (L.6.4, L.6.4.A, L.6.4.B, L.6.4.C, L.6.4.D; L.7.4, L.7.4.A, L.7.4.B, L.7.4.C, L.7.4.D; L.8.4, L.8.4.A, L.8.4.B, L.8.4.C, L.8.4.D)
•Active and Passive Voice (L.8.1.B, L.8.3.A)
•Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences (L.7.1.A, L.7.1.B, L.7.1.C)
•Using Concise Language (L.6.1.E, L.6.3.A, L.6.4.A; L.7.3.A; L.8.3.A)
•Coordinate and Cumulative Adjectives (L.6.1; L.7.1, L.7.2.A; L.8.1)

CCSS Speaking and Listening activities and lessons, including
•Collaborative Discussion (SL.6.1, SL.6.4; SL.7.1, SL.7.4; SL.8.1, SL.8.4)
•Poetry (RL.6.7, RL.6.9, SL.6.6; RL.7.4, RL.7.5, SL.7.6; SL.8.6)
•Class Discussion (SL.6.1, SL.6.4; SL.7.1, SL.7.4; SL.8.1, SL.8.4)

•Reading Quizzes
•Vocabulary Quizzes
•Two Final Exam Options: one entirely Multiple Choice, and one written to capture the rigor of Common Core testing
•Teacher’s Guide including
•Sample Agenda
•Notes to the Teacher
•Supplemental Resource List
•Project Rubrics
•Answer Key
•Common Core Alignment Documentation
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