Showing posts with label poe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label poe. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Hemingway and Poe Animated

A couple of years ago I posted a short animated telling of Hemingway's The Old Man and the Sea. This morning Open Culture featured a longer animated version of the same story. Both versions are embedded below.

the old man and the sea from Marcel Schindler on Vimeo.

In looking up the shorter of the two animations above I came across a post from four years ago in which I featured a short animation of Poe's Tell Tale Heart. That video is embedded below.

Applications for Education
Watching these animations is not a replacement for reading the stories, but they could make good support material for students who struggle with reading the text.

Monday, October 28, 2013

The Pit and the Pendulum Rap

With Halloween just a few days away a lot of students may be getting acquainted with Edgar Allan Poe's classic The Pit and the Pendulum. The Simpson's brought the story to animated life in the 90's and that is still a good go-to resource if you have access to a licensed copy of it. Another way that you might introduce the story to students is through Flocabulary's rap of the story. That rap video is embedded below.

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Video - The Animated Tell Tale Heart

Today marks the 161st anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe's death. To mark the day Open Culture posted the animated short film The Tell Tale Heart.

The Tell Tale Heart - UPA (1954) from J.F. Culhane on Vimeo.

If you'd like a free copy of the The Tell Tale Heart, I embedded it below after finding it on Google Books.

Applications for Education
I know a few English teachers that, because of the style of Poe's works, like to use it as Halloween approaches. The video may help some students get a better understanding of the story.

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
National Geographic Halloween Quizzes and Games
Shape Poems - Poem Template from RWT

Sunday, September 6, 2009

Poe and Hemingway Animated

Here is an animated telling of Edgar Allen Poe's Tell Tale Heart.

Here is an animated telling of Hemingway's Old Man and the Sea.

I posted these videos last year, but it's a new school year and there are roughly 8000 more subscribers now than there were when I originally posted these videos so I thought it would be worthwhile to post them again.