Classroom Activities: Dual Perspectives: Adults vs. Children
Kind of Activity:
To analyze the different perspectives in the novel; to work in a collaborative setting, and synthesize information in a written document.
Common Core Standards:
Twain mixes an adult and a children's point of view throughout the novel. Often the same event or scene is presented from both points of view, contrasting the way adults and children experience the same event differently.
1. Split the class into two groups. Call group 1 "Team Adult". Call group 2 "Team Children". (If class is very large you can have 2 adult teams and 2...
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