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Lesson 23: The Narrator’s Reliability

teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/2
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/b
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.a http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/a
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.d http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/d
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.1.c http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/1/c
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/10
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/4
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.3 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/3
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/10
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.6 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/6
teaches Common Core State Standards RL.8.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RL/8/1
teaches Common Core State Standards W.8.5 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/8/5
teaches Common Core State Standards SL.8.4 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/8/4

Lesson 23: The Narrator’s Reliability

  • Students discuss the reliability of the narrator in "The Tell-Tale Heart" and write a response about the effect of narrative point of view on the text’s meaning.
  • A downloadable audio recording of “The Tell-Tale Heart” is available here.