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Short Story Study: The Tell-Tale Heart

"Hearken! and observe how healthily --how calmly I can tell you the whole story." Students will read and comprehend this famous tale of suspense.
Mrs. McCartney
26 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 3 learners
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60 minutes
per class
Meets once
year olds
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Punctuation, repetition, sequence and plot points will be highlighted. Students will read aloud and learn the importance of inflection and tone. In addition, comprehension questions will be asked that will require the citation of textual evidence. 
I am a middle school teacher in the state of NJ.  I am certified to teach ELA to all grades. I have a specialty certification in both Middle School and High School English. I have successfully taught this story for over 10 years. 
An electronic handout will be provided that contains links to all of the content covered.
The teacher will assess comprehension throughout the reading of the story. Comprehension question will be posed, and a Kahoot! will be played to make sure that students understood the material presented. 
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
This story involves murder. The main character defends his sanity after committing murder and trying to get away with it. 
Although the content includes violence, this story is often taught at the middle school level. 
I will provide a free online version of the story, bio information, and a Kahoot! review game. Your learner should be comfortable opening more than one tab while using Zoom. 


Mrs. McCartneyGreetings and Salutations!
26 total reviews
21 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Jennifer McCartney and I am a middle school english teacher.
While I am employed as a middle school teacher, I am certified to teach all grades from K-12. 
I also have an Educational Leadership Masters, and am constantly taking... 
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