The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Content and Context

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Stage a mini debate about Edgar Allan Poe's story "Ligeia." After picking a few interpretations, split your class into groups and allow some time for preparation. Pupils must use textual evidence to support their arguments. Close the class with a writing assignment that builds upon the debate. See the teacher's guide in the materials for the essay questions referenced in the homework assignment.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • The lesson asks thought-provoking questions about literature
  • Includes materials and handouts, vocabulary, and a homework assignment
Cons

  • Some learners will need additional scaffolding to participate fully in the discussion and writing assignment