Item description for The Prince and the Pauper (Bring the Classics to Life: Level 2) by Mark Twain...
Overview This book is designed to be used for homeschooling or as supplemental work for second graders. There are ten short stories on Prince and the Pauper. Each story section contains vocabulary words, definitions, comprehension and vocabulary activities. There are ten lessons, comprehension check answer key and vocabulary check answer key.
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Studio: EDCON Publishing Group
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.8" Width: 8.4" Height: 0.3" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2003
Publisher Edcon Publishing Group
Series Bring the Classics to Life
ISBN 1555760961 ISBN13 9781555760960
Availability 0 units.
More About Mark Twain
Mark Twain, born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in 1835, led one of the most exciting of literary lives. Raised in the river town of Hannibal, Missouri, Twain had to leave school at age 12 and was successively a journeyman printer, a steamboat pilot, a halfhearted Confederate soldier, and a prospector, miner, and reporter in the western territories. His experiences furnished him with a wide knowledge of humanity, as well as with the perfect grasp of local customs and speech which manifests itself in his writing. With the publication in 1865 of The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Twain gained national attention as a frontier humorist, and the bestselling Innocents Abroad solidified his fame. But it wasn't until Life on the Mississippi (1883), and finally, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885), that he was recognized by the literary establishment as one of the greatest writers America would ever produce. Toward the end of his life, plagued by personal tragedy and financial failure, Twain grew more and more pessimistic--an outlook not alleviated by his natural skepticism and sarcasm. Though his fame continued to widen--Yale & Oxford awarded him honorary degrees--Twain spent his last years in gloom and exasperation, writing fables about "the damned human race."
Mark Twain lived in Hannibal, in the state of Missouri. Mark Twain was born in 1835 and died in 1910.