My Papa Mark Twain

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In My Papa, Mark Twain, Suzy Clemens, at thirteen years old, wrote a biography of her famous father, author Mark Twain.  Through describing her favorite of Twain’s books, The Prince and the Pauper, Suzy Clemens expresses the complete awe and beaming pride she has for her father as a published author, and critically comments on Twain’s readership of the day. (Prentice Hall Literature, 2010)

This lesson was created as part of the Anthology Alignment Project, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in anthologies. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the anthology named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.

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