Perfecting My Pal's Poe Paragraph

After analyzing the compelling first paragraph of Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death," high schoolers draft original opening paragraphs using techniques identified Poe's writing. The relationship between suspense and foreshadowing, setting, imagery, and conflict is highlighted in vocabulary study in this concise plan. On day 2, peers provide feedback on each other's work leading to revision and final polishing of the paragraph at home or in class.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Reading: Literature
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2005
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