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107 reviewed resources for tell-tale heart

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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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The Tell-Tale Hearts of Writers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Knock, knock, knock...Creep out your class with a critical thinking lesson focused on word relationships in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart." They investigate  the relationship between word choice, mood, and interpretation of a...
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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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The Tell-Tale Heart

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Rather than who done it, the mystery literary detectives have to solve as they examine the evidence found in Edgar Allan Poe's famous "The Tell-Tale Heart" is why did he do it?
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The Tell Tale Heart

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore storytelling by listening to a reading of a classic poem.  In this language arts lesson, 8th graders listen to an audio recording of Edgar Allen Poe's The Tell-Tale Heart.  Students examine the life of Poe by...
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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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"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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Comparing Two Poe Classics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss The Black Cat and The Tell-Tale Heart. In this poetry lesson, students construct a Venn diagram to compare and contrast two pieces of literature.
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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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Persuasive Letters and The Tell Tale Heart

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students write persuasive letters based on "The Tell Tale Heart." They brainstorm topic sentences, main ideas, and details. They analyze the character and determine if he is innocent or guilty. They create a map listing their reasons to...
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The Tell-Tale Heart

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Bring Edgar Allan Poe's spooky story to life! After reading the short story "The Tell-Tale Heart," middle and high schoolers identify the theme, character traits, irony, and other story concepts. During pre-reading, they take notes,...
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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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Poe's the Tell-Tale Heart

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students read the short story "The Tell-Tale Heart" and examine its attributes. In this lesson on short stories, students develop their vocabulary skills by using the Frayer vocabulary Model to comprehending text. Students examine the...
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The Tell-Tale Heart

For Students 7th - 12th
Here's the perfect resource for anyone using Edgar Allan Poe's famous short story the "Tell-Tale Heart." The packet includes five worksheets that provide skills practice exercises focusing on spelling with consonant blends, words with...
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Edgar Allen Poe

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Young scholars read the story The Tell Tale Heart by Edgar Allen Poe and identify plot, characters, setting, and perspective. In this comprehension lesson plan, students also identify the mood and emotions in the story.
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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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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 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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