The Life And Works Of Edgar Allan Poe
Eighth graders evaluate a sampling of literary selections by Edgar Allan Poe and assess the influence of Poe's life on his works. They define characteristics of various genre such as short story, poem, and novel and identify examples for each.
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The Tell-Tale Heart
One of the most famous short stories, Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," is the focus of this resource. Learners read the story, respond to several text-based questions, and brainstorm ideas about a question relating to the text as...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Edgar Allan Poe Short Story WebQuest
Introduce your class to Edgar Allan Poe with a series of mostly self-guided tasks and assignments. Class members follow the list of tasks, starting by watching a video with background information and ending with a compare-and-contrast...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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 learning exercise. 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
Introduction to Edgar Allan Poe
Before reading Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" in your class, walk learners through this scavenger hunt that teaches them about Poe's life and works. Though the instructional activity is designed for 15:1 special education class, it could...
8th Special Education & Programs