Edgar Allan Poe’s Tell-Tale Heart Modernized Readers Theater

Edgar Allan Poe's Tell-Tale Heart Modernized Readers Theater

This can be used to teach 4th-8th grades, Homeschool students.

Includes PDF and 6 pages

This clever adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe’s Gothic masterpiece is set in modern times. It is a unique book that will appeal to a broad range of readers. The “Beating Heart” story is easy to relate to for third- through eighth graders. This 15-minute play is suitable for reader’s theater and stage production. Each year, the original buyer is allowed to reproduce the entire class set. Are you looking for an old-fashioned retelling? Check out my Tell-Tale Heart This script is included with the original text, as well as an activity for comprehension during a mock trial. Many thanks!

The 7th graders in my class loved this play more than the original. Your theatre and Poe were read in class. Students compared and contrasted them. I love it!

This rendition of “Tell Tale Heart”, I love, and my students also loved it. Reader’s Theaters are a great choice for students.


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