The Raven Lesson Plans
by Edgar Allan Poe

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This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" before you begin teaching. In helping guide your students through the text, they will gain insight into Poe as a poet, as well as a literary critic, and help them develop an appreciation for the artistry in the text. Further, students will explore the components of gothic fiction as well as themes surrounding love and loss, grief and madness.

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Our eNotes Teaching Guides have been designed to help first-time and veteran teachers open up classic works of literature for their students. Each guide provides creative and practical approaches to teaching the text, as well as rich background information, key plot points, and recommended texts.

The main components of each guide include the following:

  • An overview of the text and its key components
  • Teaching approaches and discussion questions
  • A list of complementary texts

These Teaching Guides offer valuable context and promote meaningful discussions about novels, plays, poems, and stories that have captivated English Language Arts students for generations. Each guide is comprehensive and concise, thought-provoking and practical.