Monday - Anticipation guide questions. Move around the room and debate essential questions from the anticipation guide. Journal entry. Pass out books and begin reading.
Tuesday - Historical context of Huck Finn. Close look at slave narratives, maps, and historical timelines. Mississippi River background information and research. Group questions. Share out. Journal: First impression of Huck?
Thursday - Review reading questions. Mark Twain biography. Censorship - YouTube video from 60 Minutes. Journal entry with corresponding questions. Whole class discussion.
Friday - Re-read Jim's opening scene - is he stereotyped? Chapters 1-5 student led discussion in groups. Share out. Begin movie.