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Edgar Allan Poe: A Reader's Theater Script

Gail Hennessey
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Grade Levels
5th - 9th
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Pages
12 pages
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Gail Hennessey
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An American short story writer and poet, Poe, is remembers for such stories as Murder in the Rue Morgue ,The Tell Tale Heart and The Fall of the House of Usher. Poe’s poem, The Raven, is considered the most famous poem in American history! Edgar Allan Poe is considered to be one of the first science fiction writers and first writer of the modern detective story. Use this Reader's Theater Script to introduce students to this famous American Writer.

Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series, there are 8 Audience Questioners who ask questions of Ms. Bie Ografee's guest, Edgar Allan Poe. There is a Did You Know? fun fact section, comprehension questions and a Teacher Page with extension activities and the key.

Other resources on famous writers:

1. You may also be interested in my biographical play on Hans Christian Andersen.

This reader's theater play introduces kids to fairy tale writer,Hans Christian Andersen. His story, The Ugly Duckling, some say was actually about him. Great activity for Anti-Bullying Month in October to go along with reading of this fairytale. Comprehension questions, discussion questions, extension activities and resources are included. Hans Christian Andersen, A Reader's Theater Script

2.This fun/informative play uses the format of William Shakespeare being a guest on a talk show. A studio audience asks him questions about his life. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee's Talk Show Series. Also includes: Comprehension/Did You Know?section, LOTS of extension activities/links/key.

William Shakespeare, A Reader's Theater Script

3. Part of my Ms. Bie Ografee Talk Show Series, students will be introduced to the life of Charles Dickens, one of the most famous writers of all time. There are 11 questioners in the play as well as a Did You Know? section of fun facts, comprehension questions and a teacher page with extension activities, additional links and the key: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Charles-Dickens-A-Readers-Theater-Script-3286350

4. Louisa May Alcott: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Louisa-May-AlcottWriterSuffragette-and-AbolitionistA-Readers-Theater-Script-5290583?st=ed8d6ad7c5932e73a7dee0c30eeea4ac

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