Is your Edgar Allan Poe unit as dusty as an ancient cask of Amontillado? Spice it up with this creative criminal investigation of the murder that occurs in this short story by Poe. Your students will become the investigative team as they search for textual evidence to build a criminal case.
The will examine the textual evidence for characterization, plot, and setting, look at the protagonist through a psychological lens, make inferences, and present all their information in the form of a murder board.Not only is this a great graphic organizer, but it adds an air of reality to the project that makes it more exciting.
This project allows your students to become intimately familiar with the text and it's characters. They will have so much fun that they will forget they are dissecting the text.
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Here are my other Poe Lessons:
The Raven 11 constructed responses
cask of amontillado word wall
Edgar A. Poe Literacy Stations
Edgar A. Poe Coloring Pages
The Oval Portrait Short Story Unit
The Tell Tale Heart Short Story Unit
Poe Common Core Cootie Catcher Game
The Cask of Amontillado CSI
Animal Farm Novel Stations
Bundle of 5 learning Stations
Greek Mythology Stations
Night Novel Learning Stations
To Kill a Mockingbird Novel Stations
The Princess Bride Novel Stations
Shakespeare Learning Stations
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