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A Directed Listening-Thinking Activity for "The Tell-Tale Heart"

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A Directed Listening-Thinking Activity for "The Tell-Tale Heart"

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Che-Mai Gray

Marysville, Washington


International Literacy Association


Materials and Technology

Student Interactives






  • Computers with Internet access

  • LCD projector (optional)

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Acrostic Poems

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing Poetry

Acrostic Poems

This online tool enables students to learn about and write acrostic poems. Elements of the writing process are also included.


Comic Creator

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Writing & Publishing Prose

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites students to compose their own comic strips for a variety of contexts (prewriting, pre- and postreading activities, response to literature, and so on).


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1. Photocopy "The Tell-Tale Heart" Vocabulary Worksheet and "The Tell-Tale Heart" Assignment Sheet for each student.

2. Create overheads of The Tell-Tale Heart Vocabulary Worksheet and the Prediction Questions for "The Tell-Tale Heart".

3. Bookmark the Acrostic Poems and Comic Creator on your classroom or school computers.

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