"The Tell-Tale Heart" Literature Guide

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This 18-page product features a comprehensive literature guide for use while reading Edgar Allan Poe's gruesome tale, "The Tell-Tale Heart." The packet provides an excellent basis for comprehension and vocabulary acquisition for the short story and encourages students to think critically about plot structure, literary elements, perspective, and figurative language within the story. The wide range of activities in this guide will keep your students engaged and help them to delve into the mind of one of the most notorious unreliable narrators of all time!

Product Includes:

- Attractive cover page for student packet
- Anticipation guide - "Debate Statements"
- Vocabulary
- Vocabulary drawing activity
- Comprehension questions
- Freytag’s pyramid worksheet
- Literary elements worksheet
- Figurative language worksheet
- Creative writing assignment - "Through the Old Man's Evil Eye"
- Full answer keys for teacher use

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