"The Raven" is one of Poe's most famous works. This packet will allow students to learn about Poe's life and then compare it to the narrator in "The Raven".
This packet is common core aligned and hits the following standards:
-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.
-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it (e.g., parallel plots), and manipulate time (e.g., pacing, flashbacks) create such effects as mystery, tension, or surprise.
-CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.10 By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend poetry.
This packet includes: A reading passage/biography on Edgar Allan Poe, “The Raven” text , a list of 20 vocabulary words that are found in the poem, a stanza illustration worksheet in which students can follow along with the poem and illustrate what happens in each stanza, 9 comprehension questions that go along with “The Raven”, a written assignment in which students take information from each text, answer keys for the vocabulary worksheet and comprehension questions!