Stepping Into Mark Twain's World

Stepping Into Mark Twain's World

by Torrey Maloof

Paperback(2nd ed.)

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Overview

Take a riverboat ride back to 1800s America and learn how Mark Twain's world influenced his writing. This nonfiction text breathes life into the pages of history, and gives students a sense of what life was like in Mark Twain's time. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this biography includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, fascinating images, and detailed Reader's Guide prompt students to connect back to the text. The Think Link and Dig Deeper sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493836208
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
Publication date: 01/27/2017
Series: TIME for Kids Nonfiction Readers Series: Young Adult
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 50
Sales rank: 649,954
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 12 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Twain's Time 4

The Great Storyteller 6

The Mighty Mississippi 14

Important Issues 18

Time to Learn 24

Food of the Time 28

All about Apparel 30

Health and Home 34

Frontier Games 38

American Adventures 42

Glossary 44

Index 45

Check It Out! 46

Try It! 47

About the Author 48

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