Lesson: Tell Tale Heart
Students will complete one of the reading comprehension exercises in the do now packet.
Today we will begin analyzing "Tell Tale Heart" by looking at the theme, mood and tone of this short story. First we will take reveiw a PowerPoint which will define and identfy the theme in a novel or short story.
Teacher will show students the theme powerpoint.
When the PowerPoint is over students will complete a guided notes activity defining:
Teacher will lead a class discussion in identifying the tone and mood words in the story. Students & Teacher will make a class anchor chart with the tone and mood words from the text.
Students will work in groups to discuss the mood of "Tell Tale Heart".
Students will use these tone and mood words to come up with what they believe is the theme of this short story and write that down
Teacher will remind students that there may be more than one theme.
Groups will share out what they came up with for the theme.
What lesson about life does this story teach?
|Foreshadowing Exercise for Tell Tale Heart||
|The Tell Tale Heart Reading Passage||
|Style Tone Mood PPT Smart Board||