"The Black Cat" by Edgar Allan Poe

"The Black Cat"
Online text of the story.

"The Black Cat"
Summary, analysis, and possible essay topics.

"The Black Cat"
Picture this! Students read the story online and select a graphic to illustrate each section. When they have finished, they can review the story by writing text to accompany each graphic they selected.

"The Black Cat" vocabulary
30 words presented in context and with definitions. Click on a word for pronunciation, synonyms, examples of other use, more.

Edgar Allan Poe: Finding Stories in Ordinary Places
This YouTube video (3:37) finds connections between Poe's apartment in Philadelphia and the story "The Black Cat." A good pre-reading activity, it reminds viewers that Poe was not only troubled but also very creative.