Does anyone know anything about Mark Twain and some lesson plans and activities I can do in my class of 8th graders?
I have lesson plans for Tom Sawyer that I bought through Scholastic Publishing. They also have lesson plans online for several of Twain's works. The Mark Twain House in Connecticut also has lesson plans for sale for $14:
The Mark Twain house has a sample lesson plan on its website, as well. The links below will direct you to Scholastic's online lesson plans and the Mark Twain House's Education Department.
Here is a page for you that includes a link to The Autobiography of Mark Twain, a link to the lesson plans & puzzle packs for The Adventures of Huck Finn and Tom Sawyer, and a bunch of other Twain-related information:
Here is a good website for you: www.twaintraineducate.org