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22 reviewed resources for fall of the house of usher

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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!
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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 Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and analyze the short story "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. They take notes while reading the story, select an element to analyze, and write an essay about the characters, theme, or the setting.
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The Fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore "The Fall of the House of Usher" by Edgar Allan Poe. In this literature lesson, students read the story and take notes. Students choose a literary element such as character, setting, or theme. Students write an essay...
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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe

For Students 10th - 12th
Quiz your class with a review of the short stories of Edgar Allan Poe. These reading comprehension questions cover a breadth of ideas but aren't overly detailed. Questions come from The Tell-Tale Heart, The Masque of the Red Death, The...
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Plain Talk with Poe:"The Fall of the House of Usher"

For Teachers 11th
Class groups conclude a study of “The Fall of the House of Usher” by scripting in modern language, and performing scenes from the Poe’s short story. Designed for those who struggle with reading and writing, the procedure would work well...
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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 Stories Quiz

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
When given a short summary of one of Edgar Allan Poe's stories, can you choose the correct title? Try your best with this multiple-choice quiz covering nine different stories (one is actually a poem) by Poe.
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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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Symbolism in Poetry and Fiction

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the use of symbolism in literature. For this literary elements lesson, students discuss the attributes of symbolism. Students then read selected Cinderella stories and "The Fall of the House of Usher," and identify the...
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Using Video to Create Setting and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Writers have long used words, the sound of words, and the images created by their words to describe the setting and establish the mood of their stories. To gain a more in depth understanding of how settings can be used to develop a...
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Teaching Tone and Mood

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Tone and Mood are not synonymous! Introduce young readers to these literary devices with a series of exercises that not only point out the significant differences between the terms but also shows them how to identify both the tone and...
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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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Poe Readers' Theater

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore creative interpretations of literature! Groups work cooperatively to create a dramatic presentation of one of Edgar Allan Poe's poems or short stories. Using the actual text, they incorporate figurative language, dialogue,...
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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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Sound Devices in Poetry, Fiction and Nonfiction

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars examine the impact of sound devices in poetry. In this poetry lesson plan, students read the listed poems and identify uses of alliteration, repetition, consonance, rhythm, rhyme, and slang. Young scholars discuss how...
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“The Devil and Tom Walker” Active Reading Worksheet

For Students 7th - 10th
In this reading reflection worksheet, students read the short story "The Devil and Tom Walker" and respond to the 18 short answer questions regarding the plot of the story as they read. 
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Poetry, Narratives, and Letters

For Students 8th - 12th
In this poetry worksheet, students read Edgar Allan Poe's "Annabel Lee" and then respond to 12 short answer questions based on the poem and its literary devices.
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The Martian Chronicles Review Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Ray Bradbury's short stories in The Martian Chronicles. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Figurative Language in Poetry and Prose

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine the impact of sound devices in poetry. In this poetry lesson, students read the listed poems and identify uses of hyperbole, simile, metaphor, imagery, and personification. Learners discuss how sound devices enhance poetry.
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Senses, Spaces And Structure

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop greater ease with their bodies and their personal environments. They extend body space into its immediate architectural boundaries and draw a simple yet detailed floor plan of a physical space or structure (bedroom,...
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Edgar Allan Poe and Anna Katherine Green

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students go over the summary of the story by Edgar Allan Poe and answer questions to predict what they think happens in the story. They then read the story, read the summary of Anna Katherine Green's story and do the same. They finally...

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