Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Giveaway Ends 8/15: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Novel Unit - 250 pages!

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A no-prep novel unit for Mark Twain's classic -- "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn". 
Elizabeth Chapin-Pinotti Huckleberry Finn
With quizzes, comprehension, literary device study, interactive notebook pages, teaching PowerPoints, source document analysis, social studies tie-ins, and much more, this novel study is the perfect solution for the 21st Century classroom. Differentiated activities and lessons abound in this comprehensive and complete novel study.

Also included are aligned assignments in non‐fiction reading analysis and writing that includes opinion piece analysis on pejorative language, critical non‐fiction and historical document analysis and close reading (Plessy v. Ferguson).
The novel study and non‐fiction assignments are differentiated so all students can access the content of the unit.

1. POWERPOINT: Huck Finn Before the Novel
  • Socratic Irony
  • Author study Irony and Racism
2. POWERPOINT: Plessy v. Ferguson
  • Short PowerPoint for background detail
3. PDF: Huck Finn Before the Story
  • Before the Story “Think and Write” page 1
  • Pejorative Language in Literature Background page 3
  • Assignment: Is Huck or Twain Racist? Page 4
  • Why the “N”‐word page 7
  • Assignment: Opinion Piece Analysis – Pejorative Language Essay Analysis Not Our Right page 8
  • Plessy v. Ferguson and the Jim Crow Laws – assignment introduction
  • Critical Non‐Fiction Close Read – at three levels page 11
    • Differentiated Levels:
      • Blue: Advanced – page 12
      • Purple: General – page 25
      • Teal: English Language Learner and At Risk – page 30
  • Close Reading of Informational Text Rubric – page 33
  • Resources – page 34
4. POWERPOINT: Huck Finn Literary Elements
5. PDF: A Quick Guide Huck and Differentiated Class Lessons
  • A Quick and Dirty Guide to Literary Elements – page 1
  • Assignment: Theme Quick Check Racism and Slavery –page 3
  • Assignment: Theme Quick Check Moral Education – page 5
  • Motifs – page 6
  • Symbols – page 7
  • Non‐Fiction Historical Document Analysis – Declaration of Independence – page 8
  • Chapter‐by Chapter Fluency and Comprehension – With Some Assignments on the side – page 9
    • Fluency Checks
    • Summaries
    • Constructed Response Questions
    • Multiple Choice Quizzes
  • End of Book Assessment: ‐‐ page 72
  • Enrichment Project: Huck on Trial – page 74
  • Answers for Multiple Choice Quizzes – page 77
  • Answers for End of Book Assessment – page 78
  • Constructed Response Rubrics – page 79

6. PDF: Appendix A: Huck Interactive Workbook

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