Teaching Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado?" Kick off this suspenseful classic with a comprehensive, student-friendly 36-slide PowerPoint that is guaranteed to pique students' interest. Slides include anticipatory questions, informative facts on Edgar Allan Poe, pre-reading vocabulary, themes, character descriptions, and engaging Common Core essays and writing activities.
Teaching more short stories? Check out my Short Story PowerPoint Jumbo Bundle
Add rigor and fun to short stories with Short Story Analysis Task Cards
Task cards can be used with any short story and will reinforce literary concepts such as theme, conflict, setting, point of view, etc.
Teaching more suspense or gothic literature? Check out my other PowerPoints for a spine-tingling unit:
"The Monkey's Paw"
"Lamb to the Slaughter"
"The Dinner Party"
"The Tell-Tale Heart"
Every English teacher needs an inventory of PowerPoint presentations to use for instruction throughout the year. Check out my ELA Jumbo PowerPoint Volume 1
Need more PowerPoints? Check out my ELA Jumbo PowerPoint Volume 2
Terrific Teacher Tip: Stand up! Sit down! Assess learning quickly (and get the blood moving) by having students stand if the answer is true and sit if the answer is false.
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