Inspired by the English set text we are looking at Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Tell-Tale Heart.” This story is a dark Gothic Horror about madness, murder and has an edge of dark humour. For further inspiration, the children watched this modern animation by Annette Jung.
Student responses were “wow, that’s a mad story” and “it’s strange but really good”.
They now have the task of designing a front cover or illustrating a scene from the book. This competition involves all KS3 students.