Understanding Poe—Later Life & Writings
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to conduct brief research about different events in Poe’s life; discuss how these events may have impacted his writing of the poetry read for this lesson; present their findings to the group
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.9-10.2
Literary critics have long believed that Poe’s writings were influenced by the emotional impact of events in his own life, which strongly shaped his worldview. In this activity, which began at the beginning of the unit and will continue throughout the...
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