Learning Targets: . Improve listening comprehension and prediction skills by participating in a directed listening-thinking activity (DLTA). Respond to literature read in class by either writing an acrostic poem or creating a comic strip. ID: 720457
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The Tell Tale Heart
With Mrs. NeillSlide2
Improve listening comprehension and prediction skills by participating in a directed listening-thinking activity (DLTA)
Respond to literature read in class by either writing an acrostic poem or creating a comic strip
Practice strong and effective writing as assessed by the rubricSlide3
The poem or comic strip accurately reflects events in the story. The poem or comic strip mostly reflects events in the story. The writer may have added one detail that did not occur. The poem or comic strip reflects some events in the story. The writer may have added two or more details that did not occur. The poem or comic strip is complete, but does not reflect the events of the story. Conventions There are no spelling, punctuation, or grammar errors. There are less than five spelling, punctuation, or grammar errors. There are more than six spelling, punctuation, or grammar errors. Numerous spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors make the writing hard to read. Word Choice Words are carefully chosen to reflect events in the story. Most words are carefully chosen to reflect events in the story. A couple of words are carefully chosen to reflect the story, but many of the words used are not descriptive. Words are not carefully chosen and they do not reflect the events presented in the story.
RUBRIC FOR WRITINGSlide4
In your writer’s notebook write these new words to learn.
Thoughtful regard for the future2) Dissimulation: Hidden under a false appearance
3) Vexed: Troubled, distressed, caused agitation, Cause a PROBLEM, Foiled A PLAN
4) Sagacity: Good judgment/ Wisdom
Giving careful attention, LISTEN CAREFULLY6) Awe: A mixed feeling of reverence, fear, and wonder7) Distinctness: Unmistakable, clearly defined8) Over-acuteness: Very keen Extreme sharpness or sensitivity9) Concealment: A means of hiding10) Waned: To grow gradually less11) Scantlings: pieces of lumber used in a house frame12) Suavity: smoothness, ease, and sophistication13) Bade: Urged, compelled14) Audacity: extreme and arrogant boldness15) Reposed: To lay at rest (to hold in hiding or safekeeping)16) Derision: Contempt, ridicule, an object of scorn; the focus of a cruel jokeSlide5
Quiz at the End
Practice with Kahoot!
Let’s Learn About Poe
What did you learn about Poe? (In your writer’s notebook list at least 30 facts that you learned.)
Video About Poe
Website with information about PoeSlide7
Look where Poe lived. . .
What did you learn from the site where Poe lived? Take notes in your writer’s notebook.
Share with me three interesting things you learned about Edgar Allan Poe that you found interesting.Slide9
Poe’s tough life and his style of writing are connected. His writing may stem from his life experiences, just as we usually write about what we know.
Read the lyrics to the music. See if you can make a connection from the song to the clip you are about to see.
See if you notice the connection between the loss of Poe's wife and mother to Lenore in "The Raven?“ (Next slide)Slide10
Homer Simpson Recites “The Raven”Slide11
Did you notice?
"Once upon a midnight, dearie,"- which is very similar to the first line of Poe's "The Raven:" "Once upon a midnight dreary . . ."
The tune proceeds to describe the singer's longing for a woman who has left him, just as Poe pined (longed/wished) for his lost Lenore.Slide12
Connections. . .
Have you heard of the football team the Baltimore Ravens?
Have you ever been to
Create a cryptic note
Use the interactive secret code writing. Create a one sentence note with an answer key to hand in!
See if you can decipher the message on the website too!
Assignment at end of story:
You will choose which project you would like to complete….
Use the COMIC CREATOR at http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/comic/ to create a comic strip with at least six blocks that summarizes a portion of the story The Tell-Tale Heart
Use the ACROSTIC POEMS online tool at http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/acrostic/ to create an acrostic poem that summarizes the events of the story. You can use the term “Tell-Tale Heart” or “Narrator” as the basis for your poem. (Slide 2)Slide15
Make Predictions While Reading . . .
Based on the title, predict what you think this story will be about.
Read the short story and hand in (based on the predictions that follow) and any other thoughts you have.
Read the paper copy and annotate in the margins
Read the online version (have it read to you aloud) and annotate online after each paragraph. Be sure to print out your final version of the notes to hand in.Slide17
Prediction: SLIDES 8-17 (Each
After reading the first paragraph, who do you think the narrator is speaking to?
Write down what you think the author means by “the work.”
Why does the narrator treat the old man so well in the mornings?Slide19
Why doesn’t the narrator leave when he realizes the old man is awake?Slide20
Would you like to change your original prediction of what the story is about?Slide21
Whose heart do you think the narrator is hearing?Slide22
In one sentence, predict the ending of the story.Slide23
Who is at the door?Slide24
What is the noise?Slide25
What is the narrator feeling right now?Slide26
End of story
Where any of your original predictions about the story correct?Slide27
Reflections Exit/Entrance Ticket
What are your thoughts about Edgar Allan Poe?
What do you like/dislike about the short story unit you just studied?
Do you think it’s easy or challenging to be a writer? Why?Slide28
Take the Socrative