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Inventing Detective Stories: Edgar Allan Poe's The Murders in the Rue Morgue

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Kandy Crosby-Hastings
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(173)
In this 4-week class, learners will analyze why the story "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Edgar Allan Poe was influential on detective fiction.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
Students will learn to analyze the characteristics of detective fiction, research how Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" was a breakthrough literary piece that would set the stage for detective fiction, and write about their findings in a three to seven-page scholarly essay.  
I have master's degrees in history, professional writing, and human services counseling. I teach several critical analysis and history classes via Outschool and at our homeschooling co-op.  I am passionate about classic literature. I have studied Edgar Allan Poe stories for many years. He is one of my favorite authors.  
Homework Offered
Prior to week one, students will be required to read Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue." In week three of class, students will conduct outside research for their essay - research about how and why Edgar Allan Poe was the father of detective fiction. In week four, students will write and revise their three to seven-page essays.
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
I will provide a letter grade and informal assessment.
Grades Offered
Students will need to read Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."  Students will need to bring a paper and pencil to class to take notes.  Students will need access to a computer for research and for writing their essays
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue" is a story about murder. There are details in the story such as bodies being shoved up a chimney and a victim's throat being slit almost to the point of decapitation. Parents should determine if this study is appropriate for their students. 
Students will need to read Edgar Allan Poe's "The Murders in the Rue Morgue."  Students will need to bring a paper and pencil to class to take notes.  Students will need access to a computer for research and for writing their essays.  
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(173)
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My name is Kandy Crosby-Hastings. I teach history, classic literature, and writing classes. I am a homeschool parent of two sons, who are now teenagers. We have homeschooled for thirteen years. I also have experience working in the public school... 
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$45

for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
55 min

Completed by 7 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-14
1-6 learners per class

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