Are you reading any of Mark Twain’s books in your homeschool?
If you are reading any Mark Twain books in your homeschool you may want some extra printables or unit studies to go along with the books. I love reading a great classic literature book and turning it into a unit study! Here are some printables to help you do that!
Mark Twain Quotes and Copywork from Blessed Beyond a Doubt – 27 pages total, this Today’s Teachable Timeline roundup takes us to 1835, the year of Twain’s birth, and shares some fun ways you can bring a year of history to life in your home!
Education.com has some great Mark Twain Resources:
How to Write Like Mark Twain – This is a great writing activity for Middle School. The student will read a few famous authors who may have influenced Twain’s writing, and then create a found prose passage, combining their words with their own to make a creative paragraph.
The Mark Twain House – learn about Mark Twain’s historical boyhood home with history, vocabulary and critical thinking questions.
Mark Twain Riverboat Paper Model from Disney Experience– this would be a great project for a crafty highschooler. This is a full color model of Mark Twain’s Riverboat to cut and put together. There are 33 pages!
Online Lesson Plans and Teacher Resources:
Mark Twain and American Humor Lesson Plans from Web English Teacher
The Mark Twain Project Online applies innovative technology to more than four decades’ worth of archival research by expert editors at the Mark Twain Project. It offers unfettered, intuitive access to reliable texts, accurate and exhaustive notes, and the most recently discovered letters and documents. This is truly a historical gem!
The Mark Twain Museum has an entire page of Resources and Lesson Plans just for teachers! There are historical facts, timelines and a 12 page Teacher Resource Guide that has lesson plan ideas, activities, creative writing units and more!
Sarah is a wife, daughter of the King and Mama to 4 children (one who is a homeschool graduate)! She is a an eclectic, Charlotte Mason style homeschooler that has been homeschooling for almost 20 years.. She is still trying to find the balance between work and keeping a home and says she can only do it by the Grace of God, and Coffee!