Book Club: The Dark and Twisted Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
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This Live Class Meets:
– 6 weeks
– 1 x a week
$22 per session
Reflections on Society through the Gothic Tales of Edgar Allan Poe
Learners will read short stories written by Edgar Allan Poe and explore the morals for society cloaked in his murder and mystery. After analyzing the story of the week, students will expand the conversation through either creative writing or Kahoot.
Previous experience with writing a narrative essay is required.
– Welcome & Share
– Read Out Loud
– Discuss the events in the story and society at the time the story takes place
– Kahoot or Creative Writing
Week 1: The Pit and the Pendulum
Week 2: The Black Cat
Week 3: The Fall of the House of Usher
Week 4: The Tell-Tale Heart
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-Basic computer literacy skills- Students must know how to mute, unmute, and click on a link (links are shared in the chat).
– Basic computer literacy (ability to copy links in chat and paste them into a web browser, ability to minimize zoom if needed, ability to type in Google Docs)
-Typing skills- Students will complete all assignments by typing. They do not have to type with two hands but should be comfortable working writing without using paper. If your child need typing support, please check out our Life Skills Typing Course.
All writing is done online. We do not send material that requires being printed. Stories are shared as PDF files. Students should be comfortable typing online and have basic computer skills (ability to click a link, minimized windows on screen as needed). We cannot accept material written on paper or shared with the teacher via photo, scan, or pdf.