"The Black Cat" Literature Guide

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This 22-page product features a comprehensive literature guide for use while reading Edgar Allan Poe's creepy classic tale, "The Black Cat." The packet provides an excellent basis for comprehension and vocabulary acquisition for the short story and encourages students to think critically about plot structure, literary elements, figurative language, and the superstitions within the story. The wide range of activities in this guide will keep your students engaged and help them to gain a deep understanding of one of the most highly regarded tales of American literature.

Product Includes:

- Attractive cover page for student packet
- Anticipation guide - "Debate Statements"
- Vocabulary
- Vocabulary drawing activity
- Comprehension questions
- Freytag’s pyramid worksheet
- "History of the Black Cat" extension article and comprehension questions
- "Putting it all Together" short essay question
- Literary elements worksheet
- Figurative language worksheet
- Full answer keys for teacher use

While this literature guide is Common Core aligned for eighth grade, it is appropriate for students in seventh-tenth.
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