The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: What Makes a Writer Great?

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Close up your unit on Edgar Allan Poe by allowing time for reflection. First, small groups discuss themes of Poe's work. Next, the whole class discusses the characteristics of a great writer and connects this topic to Poe. Finally, class members compose essays about their personal reactions to Poe's work, commenting on their own emotions and reactions to specific texts.

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Pros
  • Invites pupils to look back on the unit as a whole and consider themes of literature, and the importance an author can have
Cons
  • The homework is to finish an essay; while the previous lesson did mention this assignment, and does link to prompts, there are not direct instructions for the essay and no additional materials