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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 2, Unit 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Delve into the depths of madness with a literary analysis unit focused on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Emily Dickinson's "I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain." It features thought-provoking discussion questions, evidence-based...
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Creating Suspense Lesson 1: Analyzing Literary Devices in Poe's "The Masque of the Red Death"

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Rather than a whodunit, "The Masque of the Red Death" is the perfect story to analyze how Poe combines literary devices to create the suspense that grips readers. The richly detailed lesson is carefully scaffolded, moving from teacher...
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Tension in the Pit and the Pendulum

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Readers will get a peculiar thrilling sensation from this reading comprehension exercise that asks them to identify how Poe uses repetition and sensory language to build tension in his short story, "The Pit and the Pendulum."
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Sarcasm and Irony

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Alanis Morissette's "Ironic" and selected images from "Condescending Wonka" are used to help kids recognize the differences between sarcasm and irony. As an exit ticket, class members create their own sarcastic captions for five...
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Figurative Language for Edgar Allen Poe

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Are your classes weary of dreary worksheets? Are the learners nearly napping? Thrill them, fill them with delight with an interactive worksheet that asks them to identify the figurative language Edgar Allen Poe uses to add horror and...
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The Masque of the Red Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Poe goes high tech with a lesson that asks high schoolers to use the internet and various apps as they read and analyze "The Masque of the Red Death." In addition to responding to comprehension questions in Quizlet, they use Minecraft to...
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Titan of Terror: The Dark Imagination of H.P. Lovecraft

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Science fiction and horror story geeks will love a carefully crafted video about H.P. Lovecraft. Those new to the Cthulhu Mythos and "Lovecraftian" fiction are introduced to the Great Old Ones, Yog-Sothoth, and Azathoth.
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Why Should You Read Edgar Allan Poe?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Edgar Allen Poe's writing goes far beyond the familiarity of "The Raven" and "The Tell-Tale Heart." An intriguing video lesson explores the work, history, and style of the famous Gothic writer. Animations engage viewers in the video, and...
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Unmasking the Truth Behind the Red Death

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
"The Masque of the Red Death" provides readers with an opportunity to research and plan a presentation about a topic related to Edgar Allen Poe's classic short story. 
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Masks for The Masque (of the Red Death)

For Teachers 11th Standards
Readers of "The Masque of the Red Death" create masks, decorate the classroom, and stage a Red Death masque to celebrate Edgar Allen Poe's famous short story.
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Gothic Undercurrents

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Terror, mystery, excitement. American writers of the 19th century, including Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Emily Dickinson, used these elements to create morally ambiguous tales that challenged the prevailing belief in...
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The Best of Poe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Poe’s “The Raven” – Unity of Effect

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
How do Poe's choices of imagery, rhythm and rhyme scheme, and structure help build the desired single effect of "The Raven"? After listening to a dramatic reading of the poem, class members consider whether Poe's choices do create a...
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Rhyme and Repetition in Poe's "Annabel Lee"

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Many and many a year ago Edgar Allan Poe crafted the chilling tale of "Annabel Lee." The poem is the perfect vehicle to introduce Poe's concept of unity of effect, the idea that every element in a poem or story should help to develop a...
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Edgar Allan Poe's Journey Through Life and Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How was Edgar Allan Poe able to create "intriguing, memorable, and lasting literature"? To answer this question, learners analyze the syntax, diction, and characterizations in Poe's poems and short stories and compare the impact of these...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 13

For Teachers 9th Standards
Whether the planks hide the beating of a hideous heart, or they break away to the madness beneath, their presence makes itself known in the final lesson of a literary analysis unit. Having gathered textual evidence from "The Tell-Tale...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 12

For Teachers 9th Standards
What happens when a tenuous grasp on sanity begins to slip? Compare Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and Emily Dickinson's "I Felt a Funeral, in my Brain" with a lesson focused on the development of a common central idea. High...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 8

For Teachers 9th Standards
Rid yourself of unsupported analytic writing forever with a mid-unit assessment focused on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart". As ninth graders formulate an essay based on evidence from the first seven lessons in the unit, they...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 7

For Teachers 9th Standards
Listen to the low stifled sound that arises from the souls of your ninth graders when overcharged with awe. Inspire them with a captivating lesson about "The Tell-Tale Heart." Learners analyze how Poe uses the story structure to develop...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 6

For Teachers 9th Standards
When you have made an end of these labors, it may not be 4 o'clock in the morning, but it's still time to work on textual analysis. Study the resolution of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" through the thematic lens of guilt and...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 5

For Teachers 9th Standards
Eager readers have waited a long time, very patiently, for a set of literary analysis lessons that connect text structure to the work's central idea. As ninth graders continue reading "The Tell-Tale Heart," they focus on the central...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 4

For Teachers 9th Standards
True, nervous, very, very dreadfully nervous you may be, but a literary analysis unit will set your mind at ease. Learners study the narrator's point of view in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" and analyze the way it contributes...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 3

For Teachers 9th Standards
Hearken! And observe how well a literary analysis unit can help ninth graders read closely and connect text structure to a central idea. Focusing on Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart", learners take notes and track the development...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Make up your mind to complete a lesson plan about "The Tell-Tale Heart" and rid yourself of simple sentence structures forever. As ninth graders analyze the first two paragraphs of Edgar Allan Poe's short story, they consider the ways...