"The Black Cat" Edgar Allan Poe Lesson Plan

"The Black Cat" Edgar Allan Poe Lesson Plan
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59 MB|33 pages
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Edgar Allan Poe is a master of the dark and suspenseful. Teach your students background on Poe and challenge their thinking with this lesson.

This 33 - page product includes a variety of activities and assessments. Need a quick lesson to fill in some gaps? Use just the vocabulary and reading questions. Want to expand your discussion of the story and delve a little deeper? Use any (or all) of the supplemental activities to get students thinking about specific aspects of the text.

You get:

  • Poe introduction Prezi (including link, offline version, and PDF version - for those inevitable days when technology doesn’t work)
  • Prezi guided notes
  • Vocabulary: Pre-reading context clues, Frayer models, practice exercises, and quiz
  • Text-dependent reading comprehension questions and plot diagram
  • Narrator reliability
  • Suspense
  • Conflict close reading
  • Writing Extension: includes three prompts and rubric
  • Answer keys for Prezi guided notes, vocabulary, reading comprehension questions, and close reading
  • Two digital versions - one non-editable and one editable
Total Pages
33 pages
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