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Pages
18 Pages
Subject
ELA, Literature & Poetry, Reading & Literacy
Languages
English
Product
Digital
Grade
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Resource Type
Activities, Assessments, Worksheets
Standard
Common Core English Language Arts Standards

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Looking for high school horror story activities for the Halloween season? Looking for a text to pair with "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe or a similar narrative? Use this close reading worksheet on H.P. Lovecraft's "The Hound" to help students go beyond general reading comprehension and develop critical thinking and literary craft analysis skills. An answer key is included. Materials are delivered in editable Word Document and printable PDF formats. By completing this close reading analysis activity, students will:

Read for literal comprehension
Utilize dictionaries to ensure knowledge of word meanings
Infer the intended effects of the author's word choices and narrative techniques
Compare the opening paragraph of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" with the opening paragraphs of "The Hound"
Describe tone in context
Determine the functions of various passages
Explore how complex characters think, behave, interact, and develop
Apply knowledge of various literary devices including alliteration, euphemism, foreshadowing, imagery, personification, situational irony, and more
Conduct research as needed to answer questions about plot
Find similarities among the following groups: Symbolists, pre-Raphaelites, and Decadents
Support claims and inferences with sound reasoning and relevant evidence
Write about fiction with clarity, accuracy, and precision
Come to class better prepared to discuss literature
Looking for high school horror story activities for the Halloween season? Looking for a text to pair with "The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe or a similar narrative? Use this close reading worksheet on H.P. Lovecraft's "The Hound" to... more

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