*resources and class materials for Huck Finn, as well as our summer reading from the "choice" list: The Autobiography of Malcolm X, The New Jim Crow, and A Short History of Reconstruction


Black Men in Public Space Article.pdf
Black Men in Public Space Article.pdf

Microsoft Word - Killing Rage.doc - KillingRage.pdf
Microsoft Word - Killing Rage.doc - KillingRage.pdf


>here's a 15 min YouTube video narrated by yours truly on Twain/Huck:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nfj11hKWl-w
*link to 60 Minutes piece re removing the n-word from Huck: here
*prezi
*and you can use this outline below to help you take notes:



>some recent pieces on race--important to our understanding of Huck (please read):
*note: for some of the pieces (e.g., The Slave Trade in 2 minutes), you may want to view in the original source (Flipboard sometimes "scrubs" things and you don't get video links, et al.)
View my Flipboard Magazine.

>recent piece from Professor Eric Foner, author of A Short History of Reconstruction (one of the summer reads):
https://www.jacobinmag.com/2015/08/eric-foner-reconstruction-abolitionism-republican-party-lincoln-emancipation/


>brief PP on satire (Q: are the examples really satirical? Or, simply another type of humor?):



*below, you'll find the response guides that I typically use when teaching Huck. I plan on using them to structure some of our discussions and some of the questions could inform our in-class writing and quizzes.












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