Reading and Writing With a True Crime Focus: The Most Notorious Cases in America

Ms. Chelsea M. Ed. | ELA, Paranormal, & True Crime
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(83)
In this English Language Arts class, learners will become detectives as they sift through evidence and learn about cold cases, serial killers, murders, and much more, then write or present their findings. #Academic

Class Experience

US Grade 7 - 9
Daily English Language Arts Skills Practiced in this class include but are not limited to:
-Expression and comprehension
- The interconnected nature of listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking
- Developing and sustaining foundational language skills
-Critical thinking and analysis
-Building connections using prior knowledge
-Creating relationships among ideas

Additional learning goals are included with each topic. 
I received a bachelor's degree in maritime studies from Texas A&M with minors in anthropology and English. I also have a master's degree in professional education from the University of Texas. I am certified to teach grades  7-12 (middle and high school level) English/Language Arts in the state of Texas. 

I also have four years of coursework in Criminal Justice and three years of experience working as an Investigator for Child Protective Services, where I gained an extensive knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems. 
Homework Offered
Each week, learners will have a lecture video to watch and an optional response. They should expect to spend one to two hours a week completing both.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Learners will be informally assessed through their written and/or video responses. I will provide feedback after each response is submitted. This feedback will include ways to for learners to improve their speaking and writing abilities, with skills to focus on for improvements, and optional additional assignments to practice these skills. I will not review these additional assignments. They are further practice and answer keys will be provided.
Grades Offered
No supplies is required, but learners may want to bring a writing utensil and paper to take notes. 
Parental guidance is suggested as we will be discussing crime, murder, and death. All lecture videos will be embedded in the classroom. Case photos and documents will also be posted in the classroom, so learners WILL NOT need to access any third-party platforms. 
Crime Museum (
Case Law (
Missing Persons Center (

Available times

Table of available sections

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(83)
Howdy! I am Ms. Chelsea!

I love reading and writing. There is an escape in books that cannot be found anywhere else. I am a traveler. I have visited Hogwarts, Narnia, Neverland, The Hundred Acre Wood, and many other places, without leaving my... 
Flex Class


weekly or $60 for 6 weeks
6 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 7 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 12-15
1-10 learners per class

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