The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe: A Complete Short Story Lesson

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This classic short story by Edgar Allan Poe shows his genius in writing horror stories. Students love it.
This lesson will take one-two class periods to complete and can be taught easily by a substitute. You can do as many or as few of the activities as you want. Some can be assigned as homework.
The lesson contains:
• All teacher instructions
• Complete pre-reading vocabulary
• Pre-reading vocabulary quiz with KEY
• A short paragraph of background information and a journal topic
• Suggestions for ways to read the story
• Close-reading questions presented as a police report with KEY
• A graphic organizer on mood in the story which can double as prewriting for a short essay with KEY
• A graphic organizer on the literary terms: simile, personification and symbol with a bonus question asking students to tell what the title means with KEY
• Higher order thinking questions concerning synthesizing and evaluating from Bloom’s Taxonomy
• An Objective Quiz over the story with KEY
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25
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The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe:  A Complete Short
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe:  A Complete Short
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe:  A Complete Short
The Tell-Tale Heart by Edgar Allan Poe:  A Complete Short