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Horror Folklore: Urban Legends 2

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Jennifer Smith, M.A. in English (she/her)
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(130)
In this one-time class, students will learn about the horror folklore and history behind three urban legends.

Class experience

US Grade 9 - 12
Beginner Level
Students will improve their understanding of urban legends in horror folklore from both a literary and historical lens.
I am a certified teacher and taught in the public school system for seven years. I am a veteran homeschool educator. I have taken several folklore courses online, and I have taught literature, mythology, and folklore classes to middle and high school students. I have also led literature workshops for adults. I am currently enrolled in graduate school earning my MA in English.
Homework Offered
There is no mandatory homework for this class; however, I will offer suggested reading and resources for further study.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learner progress is assessed informally through class participation.
Grades Offered
No supplies are needed for this class.
Urban legends featured in this class contain violence, frightening events, and macabre imagery.
Teacher Sources:
- The Mammoth Book of Folk Horror edited by Stephen Jones
- Historic UK
- Lore of the Land: A Guide to England's Myths and Legends by Jacqueline Simpson
- The Legend of Spring-heeled Jack: Victorian Urban Folklore and Popular Cultures by Karl Bell
- Spring-heeled Jack: To Victorian Bugaboo From Suburban Ghost by Mike Dash 
- The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(130)
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I teach Literature, Writing, Poetry, Mythology, and Folklore classes for Middle and High School. I also teach a small selection of classes for elementary-aged students and preschoolers.

I have a BS in Elementary Education and a MA in English. I... 
Group Class

$12

per class
Meets once
50 min

Completed by 3 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 14-18
2-10 learners per class

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