This product is a mini unit that culminates in students writing a creative story that shares the same theme as a theme found in either "Tell Tale Heart" or "Monkey's Paw." The creative story also focuses on mood and allusions.
The unit contains a prezi to teach mood and allusions. A lesson to teach theme using "Dear Abby" letters, a theme brainstorming sheet, a prewriting guide, and a rubric for the project. It does not contain copies of "Tell Tale Heart" or "The Monkey's Paw" but they can be found online.