This 12-page (1 week) day-by-day lesson plan set for incorporating Edgar Allan Poe's classic American horror masterpiece "The Tell-Tale Heart" in an ELA course curriculum is a must-view.
This lesson plan pack moves students from the lower levels of Bloom's Taxonomy of remembering and comprehending toward the highest levels, with assessing prior knowledge, applying, analyzing, evaluating, AND synthesizing/creating in various and engaging ways. The reading assessments involved here work consistently within those higher Bloom's Taxonomy levels, as well as the Common Core Standards for 21st Century skills: critical thinking, collaboration and communication (of various types!), problem-solving, creativity, and innovation!
Here, you'll find:
a.) daily detailed, step-by-step lesson plans, including:
*reference to reviewing higher-level vocabulary in the story
*anticipatory set of questions
*during reading opportunities to analyze suspense, mood, imagery, and plot
*after-reading short essay analysis of the story, with in-text proper citations
b.) Learning Targets each day, focused on higher-order thinking!
c.) Visual/Graphic Additions with each slide
d.) Custom transitions and animations with each slide
e.) Student pair/share turn-and-talk activities/workshop
f.) and more! Feel free to adjust the learning target/goal(s) and lesson plans daily for your school and/or district needs, as we teachers all do so well :-)
I'd love to hear how you're using this in your classroom, as well as any further feedback you wish to provide. I have used this PPT set with tremendous success with my classes in the recent past. You'll also find a set of PDF printable lesson plans bundled for use in conjunction with this PowerPoint set with each class, day-by-day, at a low rate in my TpT store if you're interested in utilizing these materials interactively along with these slides, daily with your class(es).
Enjoy! Thanks very much for visiting my store.