Class Agenda# 19B- “A Tell Tale Heart” Day 1

Timer- “Psycho Killer”  Talking Heads (4:20 – 1978)


DO THIS-  Write the beginning of a story based on this image.

  • Share with your partner


Practice Identifying Elements of Horror-


  • SLT-
    • SLT- I can analyze how a narrators word choice and actions impact the reader in a horror story.  

    Breakdown: Circle Verbs, Underline Nouns


Anchor Text

“A Tell Tale Heart” by Edgar Allan Poe

  • The story is about a murder
  • You most likely have seen, heard or even read it before. It’s one of the most important texts in American History.
  • We’ll read the story once, then work on answering questions in our notebook.

Class Work I-

Read “A Tell Tale Heart” together skip to 1:00

Class Work II

  • Identify- “A Tell Tale Heart” Elements Of Horror – 

  • Answer questions from “A Tell Tale Heart” in your class notebook.

HW Reminder– 

  • Homework starts tonight. 30 Minutes of Reading, 2-3 Sentence Reaction/Summary, 1 Page of Independent Writing 

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