SI In Your Classroom Lesson: Portraits, Visual and Written
The lessons in this Smithsonian in Your Classroom introduce students to the life and work of an American author, Louisa May Alcott or Samuel Clemens. The materials may be used in a full unit on Little Women, Tom Sawyer, or Huckleberry Finn. A children’s biography (Cornelia Meigs’s Invincible Louisa or William Anderson’s River Boy, for example) might complement the autobiographical piece. Or you might adapt the lesson ideas to the study of another author.
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