Planting Clues in Short Stories

Students examine short stories to determine how clues are planted in story stories of the mystery genre. They look at how Edgar Allan Poe planted clues in "The Purloined Letter." They write an original short story in which they plant clues for the reader.

9th - 11th English Language Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
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English Language Arts
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Project-Based Learning
1 hr

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