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The Tell-Tale Heart

by Edgar Allan Poe

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Edgar Allan Poe’s short story “The Tell-Tale Heart” is a favorite of casual readers and teachers alike. Teaching “The Tell-Tale Heart” gives students opportunities to study rich literary and thematic content through classroom activities and exercises. Our Premium Lesson Plans and Activities for “The Tell-Tale Heart” include a response journal filled with writing and discussion prompts to facilitate students' reading of the text. This document has been written and vetted by our in-house educators and editors. In addition to premium content, we also have free materials available that have been contributed by teacher users.

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