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H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA

H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
H.P. Lovecraft Short Horror Story Lesson Resources & Text for Secondary ELA
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This product is also available in my bundle Short Horror Stories Lesson Collection.

Known as "the man who can scare Stephen King," H.P. Lovecraft is a master of horror. This lesson introduces students to his style of writing with the short story "From Beyond."

Contents Include:
Illustrated Text of "From Beyond"
Standards for ELA
Tips for Teachers (throughout)
Anticipatory Brainstorm: 3 Activities
H.P. Lovecraft Biographical & Literary Information
Vocabulary for Short Story
Short Story Analysis Forms
Fan Fiction Writing Prompt

Lovecraft used the power of the unknown to inspire and horrify his readers. A lot of our contemporary cultural understanding of what goes into the horror genre comes from his stories. He had a profound influence on subsequent horror and science fiction writers. In his essay, "Supernatural Horror in Literature," Lovecraft writes: “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” 

Grades 9 - 12, Horror, Science Fiction, Short Stories.

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Total Pages
32 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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