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This 23-page product features a comprehensive literature guide for use while reading Edgar Allan Poe's tale of ultimate revenge, "The Cask of Amontillado." The packet provides an excellent basis for comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and reader response for the short story and encourages students to think critically about Poe's use of irony, foreshadowing, literary elements, and symbolism. A full answer key is provided along with one bonus student-tested lesson plan. The wide range of activities in this guide will keep your students engaged and help them to gain a deep understanding of and appreciation for one of the most horrifying tales in American literature.
- Attractive Cover Page for Student Packet
- Anticipation Guide - Debate Statements
- Comprehension Questions
- Literary Elements Chart
- Irony or Foreshadowing?
- Family Crest Activity
- Symbolism Activity
- Full Answer Key for Teacher Use
- Student Examples of Symbolism and Family Crest Activities
- Suggested Lesson Plan for Family Crest Activity
While this literature guide is Common Core aligned for ninth grade, it is appropriate for students in eighth-twelfth.
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