Students will be able define symbolism or imagery, identify the literary technique and how it impacts the audience.

Students will understand how Poe’s work reflects his historical and cultural perspective.

Students will write, review and edit a creative piece while considering the task, purpose and audience.

Missouri Learning Standards:

Explain how themes reflect historical and/or cultural contexts. (8.RL.3.C)
Evaluate how an author’s work reflects his or her historical/cultural perspective. (11-12.RL.3.C)
Review, revise, and edit writing with consideration for the task, purpose, and audience. (9-10.W.3.A.a)
Analyze the representation of a subject in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment (11-12.RI.3.A).

Kansas Learning Standards:

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences. (W.7.12, W.8.12, W.9-10.12, W.11-12.12)
Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history (RL.7.9)
Apply knowledge of language to understand how language functions in different contexts, to make effective choices for meaning or style, and to comprehend more fully when reading. (RL.11-12.10)
Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject (e.g., how the delivery of a speech affects the impact of the words). (RI.7.7)


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