Unit: Short Story
In this 5 day unit plan, we will be reading Edgar Allan Poe’s The Cask of Amontillado in order to learn about the elements and plot structure of short stories. Students will also learn the biographical information about Poe. They will analyze themes in his story and tie them into his life. By working with this short story, students will practice citing the text, identifying instances of irony, and expanding their vocabulary.