This Modified and Adapted version of The Cask of Amontillado is a talking version of the short story to give students with disabilities and non-readers access to the curriculum in a meaningful way. This PowerPoint can be used to introduce the story to the whole group or at literacy stations for re-reading. It can be printed out and laminated and developing readers can follow along as they listen to the story in groups or individually. Accessing the story auditorily will allow students to overcome print barriers and can be used for students with learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, and Williams Syndrome. Repeated readings will enhance comprehension. Use this story to meet the requirements of the Common Core Standards related to listening, speaking, viewing, meaning of text and theme.