Tell-tale heart zelfstandig

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EngelsMiddelbare schoolhavo, vwoLeerjaar 4

This lesson contains 20 slides, with interactive quizzes, text slides and 1 video.

time-iconLesson duration is: 90 min

Items in this lesson

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This hour: 
  • Please listen to the story and answer the questions
  • The next slide contains a wordlist to help you with the difficult vocabulary. 
  • You can answer in English or Dutch
Deadline: today 14:30
Niet af = absent! 
Dus als er iets niet lukt, laat het me weten!

Slide 2 - Slide

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Slide 4 - Video

Why does the narrator call himself “nervous” but not “mad” in paragraph 1?

Slide 5 - Open question

How long does the narrator stand in the room the 8th night after the old man heard something?
one minute
half an hour
one hour
three hours

Slide 6 - Quiz

How does the man die?

Slide 7 - Open question

Vertaal "increased"

Slide 8 - Open question

What does the title mean?

Slide 9 - Open question

What is the significance of the title?

Slide 10 - Open question

What do you think the relationship between the old man and the narrator is?

Slide 11 - Open question

What could have been the reason for the old man’s “vulture eye”?

Slide 12 - Open question

Do you think the narrator would have killed the man if he did not have an “evil eye”? Cite evidence from the text to support your answer.

Slide 13 - Open question

The two main symbols in the story are the eye and the heart. What do these symbols represent?

Slide 14 - Open question

What sound does the narrator hear after the murder? In reality, what could it be? Why does it get louder and louder?

Slide 15 - Open question

The gender of the narrator is not revealed in the story, although many people assume it is a man. If the narrator were a woman, how would this change your interpretation of the story?

Slide 16 - Open question

Repetition- Poe is known for using repetition in his work. Find a line that is repeated and tell how it impacts the story.

Slide 17 - Open question

Did you enjoy reading the story?

Slide 18 - Open question

Finally: wil je nog iets kwijt? Tip? Klacht? Een mopje?

Slide 19 - Open question

Fijne vakantie!

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