Embrace the Halloween spirit with another addition to my "Frightfully Fun" series!
Poe is such a favorite in my ELA classroom year to year. So why not teach a lesser-known story of his and bring to life all the color, symbolism, and fright that only the Red Death can deliver?
This resource offers five outstanding activities wherein readers will investigate vocabulary present in the text, hunt for figurative language examples (similes, metaphors, personification, and allusions), delve deeply into the text using close-reading trivia, and tweet creatively as a masque party attendee.
My students' favorite activity comes at the end - shopping for Prince Prospero! Teens color a blueprint of Prospero's infamous "seven rooms" before doing some interior designing courtesy of the website Wayfair. Modern and mindful!
Everything is ready to print for your ease and your students' enjoyment!