The Best of Poe

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A chilling look of Edgar Allan Poe's works may not be a dream within a dream, but it's certainly a review within a crossword puzzle. Look down and across to find references to "The Raven," "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Black Cat," and "The Gold-Bug," among others.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign for extra credit during a lesson on Edgar Allan Poe
  • Pass out the puzzle to the class on Halloween and see who can answer the most questions using only their prior knowledge, not the Internet
  • Include as an assessment option for the end of a Poe unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Clues address recall skills only
Pros

  • Answer key includes solutions in both the puzzle and the clues for easy reference
  • One-page format makes it easy to print and distribute the worksheet
Cons

  • None
Common Core