Grades: High School & Public Libraries
Subject Area: Literature, Creative Writing, American History
Made Possible By: General Motors and PBS
Bring America’s most beloved storyteller to life with these study guides based on the Ken Burns documentary Mark Twain. The high school program invites students to match wits with Mark Twain as they experiment with humor writing, journalism, tall tales, and capturing the inflections of the spoken word. The library program offers a wide range of ideas for celebrating Mark Twain with special events and reading activities.