Mark Twain FREE Printables, Lesson Plans and Reading Resources

March 19, 2015

Sarah Shelton

Sarah Shelton

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Are you reading any of Mark Twain’s books in your homeschool?

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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!

FREE Printables:

FREE Mark Twain Unit Study from In All You Do – this mini unit study has 55 pages of activities like coloring pages, quotes for copywork in cursive and manuscript, word searches and more.

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!

FREE Lit Chart on the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

FREE Glencoe Literature Study Guide on Tom Sawyer

FREE Glencoe Literature Study Guide on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

American Authors Notebooking Page and Timeline Exclusive to Homeschool Giveaways!

American Authors Notebooking Page and Timeline-Mark Twain 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.

All About Mark Twain Wild West History Worksheet

Color Huck Finn

Color Tom Sawyer

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 Quotes from The Quotation Page – these would be great to assign for copywork.

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!

Mark Twain Classroom Activities and Lesson Plans from PBS

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