Mark Twain’s Take On Darwin

Mark Twain's Take On Darwin

Worksheet Description

This Grade 6 Reading Comprehension worksheet offers students an intriguing excerpt titled “Twain and Darwin” from Mark Twain’s collection of speeches, “Books, Authors, and Hats.”

In this excerpt, students will delve into Mark Twain’s perspective on Charles Darwin and his theories, providing a glimpse into the wit and humor for which Twain is renowned.

After reading this thought-provoking excerpt, students will be presented with questions that assess their comprehension of Twain’s views, the historical context of Darwin’s work, and Twain’s distinctive writing style. This exercise not only enhances reading comprehension skills but also introduces students to the intersection of literature, science, and humor.