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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Explanatory Vocabulary

"Human beings can be awful cruel to one another."

— Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


6 ITEMS

 
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  TUTORIAL  •  RUN TIME  02:20

Explanatory Vocabulary Overview

Track words, phrases, and references that were used in the novel in the 19th century context and how they've changed over time.

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  DOCUMENT  •  12 PAGES

Explanatory Vocabulary List

Use this handy resource as an instant reference guide for language used in the novel that may be unfamiliar to your students.

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  TUTORIAL  •  RUN TIME  05:25

Reading of Book Excerpt

Peek in as Dr. Chadwick weaves her way through the rich 19th century vocabulary that Twain used to paint a picture of a stratified society.

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Cool Tool: Mind Your Language

Download this activity for students to experience the life-changing power of words via Dr. Chadwick's personal story.

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  TUTORIAL  •  RUN TIME  01:05

Hear Your Peer

Why should this novel not be sanitized for today's students? Hear it straight from your peer.

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  TUTORIAL  •  RUN TIME  01:20

Conclusion

Listen to Dr. Chadwick's concluding thoughts about explanatory vocabulary and the beauty of words.


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