Day 2

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Choose your adventure

    Kind of Activity:

    group work


    creative interaction with the plot of the novel


    Students work together in groups to rewrite one chapter of the book in a "choose your own adventure" style, with alternate endings. For example, students could rewrite the chapter in which Huck and Jim board the steamboat with several alternative choices, leading to different fates for the characters.

    For example:

    If you think Huck and Jim should cut the line on the robbers' boat, go to page 3.

    If you think Huck and Jim should just leave immediately, go to page 4.

    The students will work in groups on the presentation, and then each group will...

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