The Cask of Amontillado
High schoolers read "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe. They particularly focus on literary elements. Then they create a book cover and a brochure advertising the Montresor mansion as a tourist attraction.
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An Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe
True!—Do not be nervous—very, very dreadfully nervous about showing this student-produced PowerPoint. The eyes of your pupils will be wide, wide open as events from the life of Edgar Allan Poe are detailed, and vocabulary and key facts...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado"
After reading "The Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe, use the SMART board file to learn about Poe's background and use of irony. The lesson includes resource links to additional websites, as well as the SMART board file (you need a...
9th English Language Arts
The Works of Edgar Allan Poe
Quiz your class with a review of the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. These reading comprehension questions cover a breadth of ideas but aren't overly detailed. Questions come from The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Irony & Foreshadowing in "The Cask of Amontillado"
As your class reads "The Cask of Amontillado," have them search for examples of irony and foreshadowing. In one square, readers record textual evidence, and in an accompanying square, they comment on the quotations. One example is...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
Post-Reading Questions: "Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe
If your class has finish reading Edgar Allan Poe's "Cask of Amontillado" here's a great post-reading worksheet. Whether used as a reading assessment, as the basis of group discussion, or for whole class response, the fact-based,...
7th - 9th English Language Arts