In the TED-Ed lesson Why Should You Read Edgar Allan Poe? students can learn about Poe’s guiding principles for writing, the recurring themes of his work, and the personal factors in his life that contributed to his writing. Find the complete lesson here or watch the video as embedded below.
Introduce The Pit and the Pendulum to students through Flocabulary’s rap of the story. That video is embedded below.
Here is an animated telling of Edgar Allen Poe’s Tell Tale Heart.