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159 resources with the concept edgar allan poe

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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...
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Grade 9 ELA Module 2: Unit 1, Lesson 1

For Teachers 9th Standards
Once conceived, a guided set of literary analysis lessons will assist you day and night. Ninth graders take a close look at "The Tell-Tale Heart" and analyze how Poe uses point of view to create questions about the narrator's sanity and...
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Sixth Grade Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Study some of the most prominent poets and works of poetry in history with a language arts poetry unit. From Virgil to Shakespeare to Dickinson to Angelou, the resources present biographies and examples of poetic elements to the sixth...
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Meet You at the Movies

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Brightly equipped knights and highborn maidens come to life as young screenwriters use the provided worksheet to script a film version of Edgar Allan Poe's "Eldorado" or "Annabel Lee."
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The Tell-Tale Heart

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
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...
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Character Development in "The Tell-Tale Heart"

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Yes. Make up your mind to use this reading comprehension resource with your readers. You need not be nervous, not even a little nervous. An answer sheet is provided.
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Edgar Allan Poe- Mini Biography

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Show this mini-biography and nevermore will your young readers ask about the life of Edgar Allan Poe. 'Tis a short overview and nothing more.
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The History of Mysteries

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Young sleuths investigate the history of mysteries, researching the usual suspects and their nefarious plots.
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The Raven Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nevermore will class members ponder over Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven." They will distinctly remember reading, acting out, and writing about Poe's stately raven.
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Content and Context

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Genre and Originality

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the beginnings of the detective fiction genre through a discussion and writing assignment related to Edgar Allan Poe's "The Purloined Letter." Class members converse about the elements of the story and then compose brief...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Genre and Tradition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Make a study of the Gothic style by taking an in-depth look at Edgar Allan Poe's story "The Fall of the House of Usher." Lead a discussion about the Gothic elements in the story and the effect the story has on readers. Next, ask students...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Narrative and Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use "The Tell-Tale Heart" to approach point of view and the impact of a narrator. Pupils find specific textual examples of the narrator's derangement and form a personality before discussing a passage to determine some plot points. Class...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Biographical Criticism and the Speaker of a Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Author's are often influenced by events in their own lives as they write. Use Edgar Allan Poe's poems "Ulalume" and "Annabel Lee" to take a look at how the death of Poe's wife affected his poetry. Ask learners to discuss and compare the...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Evaluating a Poem

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bring together concepts covered in earlier lessons in the ten-part lesson series to analyze one of Poe's most famous poems, "The Raven." Class members discuss many different aspects of the poem and take turns reading lines and sections....
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Allusions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Allusion can be a difficult concept for pupils to grasp. Home in on two brief poems by Edgar Allan Poe, "To Helen" and "Sonnet–To Science," with allusion in mind. Class members discuss the relationship of classical Greece and Rome to the...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Sound, Tone, and Rhythm

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Focus on the musicality of poetry by reading out loud or playing a recording of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Bells" and "The City and the Sea." Discuss the tone, rhythm, and sounds of the poems before launching into a written analysis of the...
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Edgar Allan Poe Short Story WebQuest

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
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...
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Perfecting My Pal's Poe Paragraph

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After analyzing the compelling first paragraph of Edgar Allen Poe's short story "The Masque of the Red Death," high schoolers draft original opening paragraphs using techniques identified Poe's writing. The relationship between suspense...
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"Tell Tale Heart" Passage

For Students 8th - 9th
Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart" is full of imagery and excitement for the reader. Review this passage with your class to discuss perspective, tone, and word choice. Then writers are asked to create their own piece: a one-page...
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"Cask of Amontillado" by E.A. Poe Practice Test

For Students 9th
Assign this practice test to your ninth graders reading "Cask of Amontillado," by Edgar Allen Poe. They examine the characters, the plot line, the mood, and different themes in the text during this 32-question quiz. 
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Test Review Sheet: Irony, Comma Rules, and Sentence Variety,

For Students 7th - 9th
Covering vocabulary, literary analysis, and grammar, this worksheet would be a great study guide or homework assignment for an eighth-grade Language Arts class. Though the five stories by Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry, and Oscar Wilde are...