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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 young...
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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 students 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: 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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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...
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Post-Reading Questions: "Cask of Amontillado" by Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 7th - 9th
If your class has finish reading Edgar Allan Poe's "Cask of Amontillado" here's a great post-reading worksheet. Whether used as a reading assessment, as the basis of group discussion, or for whole class response, the fact-based,...
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The Black Cat Reading Guide

For Students 8th - 12th
Explore one of Poe's lesser known works. Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat," a short story he published in 1843. Readers use this series of questions to explore the mood, tone, and setting. How do the literary characteristics included...
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Poetry Reading and Analysis Worksheet: The Raven

For Students 6th - 10th
"Quoth the Raven, Nevermore!" Analyze Edgar Allen Poe's quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore with this poetry analysis activity. After reading "The Raven" in the first few pages of the handout, learners choose six lines to...
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Meet Mr. Poe

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Introduce your readers to Edgar Allan Poe via internet research. Begin by going over rules for the library and search engines, then set learners loose to gather facts on Poe's life. The following day, have the entire class review their...
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Tales of the Supernatural

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scary stuff! Whether approached as the first horror story or a "serious imaginative exploration of the human condition," Frankenstein continues to engage readers. Here's a packet of activities that uses Mary Shelley's gothic novel to...
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Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven Part 1

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Quoth the raven - nevermore! Delve into Edgar Allan Poe's' The Raven," but not too deeply. Answer reading comprehension questions in this multiple-choice quiz without getting too much into the mind of the narrator or poet himself.
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Edgar Allan Poe's First Lines

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Try to guess the title of the Edgar Allan Poe work when you are given the first line of the poem! Fifteen mostly multiple-choice questions will have you racking your brain to recall the opening words of some not-so-well-known pieces. See...
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"The Tell-Tale Heart"- It's a Matter of Point of View

For Teachers 8th
How does the point of view of Poe's protagonist in "The Tell-Tale Heart" contribute to the suspenseful tone? Help your middle schoolers identify the point of view in a literary work with this lesson, which goes on to discuss the...
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Poe's Short Stories by Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 8th - 12th
High schoolers respond to 15 questions about short stories by Edgar Allan Poe and his works. Using the Cliffs Notes website they may also link to an online interactive quiz on the stories at the bottom of the page.
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: What Makes a Writer Great?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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The Stories and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe: Word Choice and the Value of a Dictionary

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In poetry, every word matters. Poets like Edgar Allan Poe make conscious choices when composing. Pupils take a close look at his poem "Romance," taking older word meanings into consideration during analysis and discussion. After a class...
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Poetry Appreciation – "The Raven"

For Students 7th - 9th
Introduce your class to "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe with this series of activities, exercises, and worksheets. Class members examine an image, analyze a movie trailer, read a prose version of the poem, look up vocabulary, and pick out...
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The Tales and Poems of Poe

For Students 10th - 12th
Four short stories, two poems, and biographical information about Edgar Allan Poe make up this quiz. Questions about The Cask of Amontillado, The Masque of the Red Death, The Raven, The Black Cat, Annabel Lee, and The Tell-Tale Heart...
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Edgar Allan Poe Realty: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 8th - 10th
Often these Fun Trivia quizzes are low-quality and have questionable educational merit. However, this interactive online worksheet provides a clever way to test understanding of setting in various Edgar Allan Poe stories.
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The Fall of the House of Usher

For Students 11th - 12th
These frightening questions cover The Fall of the House of Usher, one of Edgar Allan Poe's most infamous works. The scary details are rehashed in these ten multiple-choice questions. Take the quiz if you dare!