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A Look At The Black Cat: Are the Interpretations Reliable?

A Look At The Black Cat: Are the Interpretations Reliable?

Author: Cathy Heinrich

Exploring the accuracy of adaptations of Edgar Alan Poe's The Black Cat

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How Reliable Are Adaptations?

Lets look at Edgar Alan Poe's The Black Cat

English Language Arts: Speaking and Listening


Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or
formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source.


SWBAT compare and contrast original work with various adaptations.

SWBAT cite specific parts of a text or narrative to provide support for their claim.

Source: California Common Core State Standards

Government provided English Learner Adaptation of The Black Cat

Read The Black Cat starting on page 34.


Read Adaptation of The Black Cat

Source: YouTube: Edwin León

Works Cited

“Edgar Allan Poe - The Black Cat with Subtitles (Read by Christopher Lee).” YouTube, YouTube, 2016,
“Edgar Allan Poe: Storyteller.” U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of State,
Poe, Edgar Allan. The Black Cat. Moyer Bell, 1994.