|Subject Area||English Language Arts/Reading|
|Unit of Instruction||Literature - Poe|
LAFS.7.RL.1.1 Cite several pieces of textual evidence to support analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text. Level 2
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Follow Poe’s life from his humble beginnings, to his tragic death.
– Take an in depth look at Poe’s style of writing and literary theory.
– View three live action films set against a haunting gothic castle. Each film has its own unique aesthetic and works to transport viewers into the twisted mind of America’s most influential writer!
– Become engrossed in one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most musical poems! In The Bells the students can clearly track the distinct changes of tone Poe intended his readers to experience.
Monday, March 1st – Edgar Allan Poe Biography
Friday, March 5th – The Outsiders