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Grade 7 English: Historical Fiction

Assignments

Week 1 - September 9 - 13, 2013

   Monday 9/9 

      Read Tom Sawyer Chapters 1-2

      Complete Reading Log #2

Tuesday 9/10

      Read Tom Sawyer Chapter 3

      Complete Vocabulary Exercises

Wednesday 9/11

      Read Tom Sawyer Chapter 4

      Prepare for Literature Circle Role 

Thursday 9/12

      Literature Circle Discussion

      Complete Reading Log #3

Friday 9/13

       Read Tom Sawyer Chapter 5

      Writing Assignment 1 -

      Character Sketch

  

Enrichment

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Classics Illustrated Comic Book

Resources for Reading

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

For the complete text with illustrations, click on book cover below.

For a Reader's Guide, click on the icon below:

For an Audio Study Guide, click on the icon below:

 

Related Readings

Tom Sawyer and Children's Literature

See, Fred G.  "Tom Sawyer and children's literature."  Essays In Literature: Fall85; Vol. 12; Issue 2. 251-271. Literary Reference Center. Ebsco. 

The Mississippi River During the 19th Century

Fredriksen, John C. "Mississippi River during the 19th century." In Waugh, John, and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1856 to 1869, Revised Edition (Volume V). New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010. American History Online. Facts On File.

Transportation in the 19th Century

Holtkamp Gervase, Samantha. "transportation in the 19th century." In Waugh, John, and Gary B. Nash, eds. Encyclopedia of American History: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1856 to 1869, Revised Edition (Volume V). New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010. American History Online. Facts On File.

About the Author

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

               (Mark Twain)

                1835-1910

 

Resources and Tools

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