Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Activities and Writing Prompts

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Nothing grabs students' attention quite like Edgar Allan Poe’s creepy classic, “The Tell-Tale Heart” . . . this detailed flip-book contains everything you need to teach this spooky story, including 8 pages of Common Core-aligned literary analysis activities, 9 unique and engaging writing prompts, grading rubrics, and answer keys!

Literary analysis activities include: setting, characterization, mood, tone, theme, author’s craft, plot diagram, symbolism, point of view, figurative language, vocabulary, and connections.

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This 42-page product contains:
-Lesson Plan Overview

-Full text of “The Tell-Tale Heart” in easy-to-read font with especially difficult vocabulary terms defined

-Links to additional free resources to use when teaching “The Tell-Tale Heart”, including a graphic novel, audio version, and short animated film

-8 Text Analysis Worksheets, including the following pages:
Setting
Voice
Characterization
Symbolism
Plot Diagram
Vocabulary
Metacognition
Think About It

-Tic-Tac-Tale: 9 unique writing prompts for “The Tell-Tale Heart” with direction sheets (I sheet uses 'topic sentence' and the other uses 'thesis.')

-4 Vocabulary Worksheets

-2 grading rubrics (each in 10-point scale and 4-point scale)

-Answer Keys

-Teacher Tips, Learning Objectives, and Common Core State Standards


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Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Activities and Writing
Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Activities and Writing
Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Activities and Writing
Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: Activities and Writing
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