This document is a guided reading when working with Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher." It contains questions with graphic organizers as well.
- guided worksheets to accompany in-class reading with McDougal Littell American Literature Book
- Think-Pair-Write summary activity
- Extended writing graphic organizer
The worksheets focus on Poe's aim to create "unity of effect" and how he creates an element of gloom/terror in the plot, characters and setting of the story.