One standard that seems to be incredibly important across disciplines and grade levels, is the argument standard. Students must be able to use evidence to support their claims. This activity provides students with scaffolding to practice using claims and evidence together.
This resource should be used in conjunction with other resources about Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado". It works best if it is used after a whole class read of the text, but before a writing assignment in response to the text.