Objective: I can determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text (RI2). Agenda:
Entry Task: From the prezi in your handout, think of your short story. Did parts of your life influence your story or style? How so?
Read the mini-bio of Edgar Allan Poe and underline experiences in his life that you think may have influenced his writing. Also circle any words you are unfamiliar with.
What ideas do you expect to encounter in Poe’s writing now that you know some more information about his life?
Listen to "The Raven" and underline aspects of the poem that you think are influenced by his life.
Watch The Simpsons version of The Raven and Think Pair Share about how the mood has changed from one version to the next.
Exit Task: What horror elements did you see while reading and watching?