The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide

The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
The Masque of the Red Death Literature Guide
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This 31-page resource features a comprehensive Common Core-aligned literature guide for use while reading Edgar Allan Poe's horrifying allegory of plague and pestilence, "The Masque of the Red Death." The packet provides an excellent basis for comprehension and vocabulary acquisition for the short story and encourages students to think critically about Poe's use of literary elements, figurative language, and symbolism. Also included are 12 reader response task cards for literature circles and a creative "twitter" activity that will bring the story to life in the 21st century. A full answer key is provided along with three bonus student-tested lesson plans. The wide range of activities in this guide will keep your students engaged and help them to gain a deep understanding of one of the most horrifying tales in American literature.

Product Includes:

- Attractive Cover Page for Student Packet
- Anticipation Guide - Debate Statements
- Vocabulary Worksheet
- Vocabulary Drawing Activity
- Comprehension Questions
- Literary Elements Chart
- Figurative Language Worksheet
- Symbolism Drawing Activity
- "Twitter" Activity Graphic Organizers (in color and in black and white)
- 12 Reader Response Task Cards
- Conversation Builder Cards for use with literature circles
- Full Answer Key for Teacher Use
- Suggested Lesson Plan for Anticipation Guide
- Suggested Lesson Plan for Symbolism Drawing Activity
- Suggested Lesson Plan for "Twitter" Activity

While this literature guide is Common Core aligned for eighth grade, it is appropriate for students in eighth-twelfth.
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