Edgar Allan Poe "The Purloined Letter" short story unit with activities.
Original text Readers Theater Script, proven to help increase reading fluency. Includes "Find the Purloined Letter" Digital Escape the Room Activity. Solving clues require vocabulary and plot structure review while developing cognitive skills, encouraging teamwork, and utilizing problem-solving strategies.
- 13-page Readers Theater Script
- 12-page original Short Story
- Pre-reading Quick Write
- Post-reading Discussion Questions
- Vocabulary Quiz w/ Answer Sheet
- Digital "Find the Purloined Letter" Google Forms Escape Room Game. Easy to use in Google Classroom.
Use as One-Act Play and/or Readers Theater for the upper grades. Adapted to script form from the original short story by Edgar Allan Poe. Contains original text. ATOS Book Level: 10.7
Help students practice fluency, reading with expressing and performing in front of others without the stress of having to memorize their lines.
Fun reading strategy to improve close reading and comprehension skills.
Works well for performing arts, public speaking, Mystery, American Literature, Gothic Literature, and/or Short Story units.
Use as quick and easy skit for Drama Club, English classroom, or ELD classes.
Great for building self-esteem and self-concept. Encouraging to students who enjoy acting as well as reluctant readers.
***Digital Escape the Room Game based on "The Purloined Letter" Full instructions to accessing the editable Google Form that can be electronically shared with your students. Easy to use in Google Classroom.
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