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The Tell-Tale Heart, Edgar Allan Poe Annotation Organizer

Grade Levels
6th - 12th
Formats Included
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22 pages
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Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe
All our stories are Digital Ready. Students can highlight/annotate the text on a computer.

A 2nd organizer for teaching close/active reading/annotation is included.

"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe is part of our Short Story Annotation Series designed to improve annotation skills, bolster reading comprehension, and cultivate literary appreciation.


“Side-by-Side” Annotation Organizer with the Complete "The Tell-Tale Heart " Short Story

The "Side-by-Side" Annotation Organizer includes the complete short story and is designed with ample space beside the text for student annotations and teacher comments. No more hassle trying to find and put together short stories for your students.

Annotation Organizer for “Close and Active Reading”

This simple organizer can be used for anything from basic annotation instruction to the development of independent student annotation.

Digital Ready

Use a computer to enter, edit, highlight, and save text directly in the PDF. You can also upload the PDFs to services like Google Classroom and Edmodo.

"The Tell-Tale Heart" can also be found in our compilation Edgar Allan Poe: Master of the Macabre. Here's what's included:

     The Pit and the Pendulum
     A Descent into the Maelstrom
     The Fall of the House of Usher
     The Angel of the Odd
     The Tell-Tale Heart
     The Cask of Amontillado
     The Masque of the Red Death
     The Black Cat

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Total Pages
22 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
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.


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