"The Cask of Amontillado" Short Story Unit

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Making Meaning with Melissa
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This "The Cask of Amontillado" resource works as a complete unit that gets students analyzing irony, character, and foreshadowing while practicing close reading strategies. Eye-catching visuals and cultural connections help to build student knowledge, and an included literary response prompt helps students to consolidate their thinking. Completely paperless, this Google Slides resource is perfect for whole-class, group, or individual completion. AND, now the printable version is included, too!

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Students use the digital reader's notebook to enhance their reading of the short story "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe. Included in 16 slides are:

  • Prewrite and review of literary terms
  • Literary analysis questions
  • Cultural Connections
  • Narrator and Point of View
  • Two Close Reading passages
  • Irony Chart
  • Two Characterization Charts
  • Literary response

This is thorough and engaging and your students will love it!

The resource also includes a link to the short story and an answer key.

(If you're looking for the printable version, open the Answer Key and you can click the link on the first slide!)

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Total Pages
15 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Describe how a particular story’s or drama’s plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and to interact and collaborate with others.

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