Poe Death Theories Close Reading Assignment
The new Common Core has an increased focus on non-fiction, informational texts in the ELA classroom. This assignment addresses the theories surrounding Edgar Allan Poe's Death discussed in the article. "The (Still) Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe" from Smithsonian.com. This is an excellent resource to use with any Poe or suspense unit to allow students to practice close reading of nonfiction text!
The package includes:
A 10-question comprehension activity that requires students to closely read an article and recall key information
A lead-in practice page
A constructed response prompt and template page
A complete answer key is included
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