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Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Grade 9 The Bells

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What is Poe's primary purpose in "The Bells"?
  1. to describe the emotions of joy, happiness, fear, and grief
  2. to express the deeper meanings of bells that are rung on various occasions
  3. to symbolize the stages of a person's life
  4. to warn people of the constant nearness of death
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Poe began his writing career as
  1. an editor of a famous foreign newspaper
  2. a beat reporter for a military newspaper
  3. a poet
  4. a and b
  5. all the above
Grade 9 The Bells

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Which of the following statements about "The Bells" is accurate?
  1. Poe uses very few onomatopoetic words.
  2. There is no repetition in the poem.
  3. Poe ignores the topics of war and despair.
  4. The poem's mood changes markedly.
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Poe was widely known as a                                during his lifetime.
  1. fearless literary critic
  2. successful owner of a magazine
  3. newspaper editor
Grade 7 Capitalization
Which of the following sentences is capitalized correctly?
  1. This week we read Edgar Allan Poe's story, the tell-tale heart.
  2. This week we read Edgar Allan Poe's story, The Tell-Tale Heart.
  3. This week we read edgar allan poe's story, the tell-tale heart.
  4. This week we read edgar allan poe's story, The Tell-Tale Heart..
Grade 8 The Tell-Tale Heart
Who is the author of "The Tell-Tale Heart"?
  1. Charles Dickens
  2. Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Ebenezer Scrooge
  4. Jacob Marley
Grade 10 The Joy Luck Club
Who is the author of The Joy Luck Club?
  1. Amy Tan
  2. Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Yao Ming
  4. J.K Rowling
Grade 11 The Canterbury Tales
Who was known as the Father of English Literature?
  1. William Shakespeare
  2. Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Geoffrey Chaucer
  4. George Orwell
Grade 8 US History
Which author is remembered for his reading textbooks?
  1. William McGuffey
  2. Noah Webster
  3. Washington Irving
  4. Edgar Allan Poe
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Grade 6 Library Science
A book with the spine label SC Poe would be filed in which section:
  1. Special Collection
  2. Super Collection
  3. Superior Collection
  4. Story Collection
Grade 8 The Masque of the Red Death
Why did Poe position the black chamber at the western end of the suite?
  1. to symbolize the end of day and life
  2. to suggest a mood of exploration and excitement
  3. to include the red glow of the sunset
  4. to minimize the presence of natural light
Grade 9 The Bells

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In "The Bells," which of the following emotions does Edgar Allan Poe focus on?
  1. anger and envy
  2. joy, fear, and grief
  3. pity and fear
  4. love and unselfishness
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
Grade 9 Edgar Allen Poe
The mix Poe used to create his stories (using Holt edition bio):
  1. Gothic tales, psychological insights, news stories
  2. news stories, myths, poetry, songs
  3. magic, Gothic tales, psychological insights
  4. dreams, myths, news stories
  5. all the above
  6. none of the above
Grade 7 Edgar Allen Poe CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.7.2b
Using the word bank, fill in the word that best fits each definition.

1.the act of killing                 immolation (n)                 
2.to annoy or worry          vex (v)          
3.to completely surround or cover                enveloped (v)                
4.quality of being able to make hard decisions               sagacity (n)               
5.idea that you have, but can not prove                   suppositions (n)                   
6.measurement of wood and stone in a building                 scantlings (n)                 
7.acting in a relaxed or confident manner                suavity (adj)                
8.something that doesn't have value or importance              trifles (n)              
9.state of being laughed at               derision (n)               
10.manner of speaking                utterance (n)                
11.expert or judge                  connoisseur (n)                  
12.someone who does something in a skilled way               virtuoso (n)               
13.to go away or escape from a place secretly                absconded (v)                
14.watery discharge from the eyes or nose            rheum (n)            
15.difficult to deal with                  obstinate (adj)                  
16.act of making gestures                    gesticulation (n)                    
17.flaming torch                flambeaux (n)                
18.straight sword with narrow blade and sharp edges             rapier (n)             
19.pointed tool for working with stone                puncheons (n)                
20.large destructive fire; war or conflict                    conflagration (n)                    

Bonus Question: When and where did Poe die?                              October 9,1849 in Baltimore                              

Word Bank:
conflagrashun punchuns rapeyur flambow jestickulashun

obstineight room ubskonded virchewoso connissuer

utterants derishun trifells swavity skantlings

supposishuns sajasity envelupped vecks immolashun
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