Debate on Controversial Theories of Poe’s Death – For this activity, students learn about the symptoms of alcohol poisoning and rabies infection before reading two contradictory articles on how Poe may have died. Kit includes a total of 4 nonfiction pieces and 2 student worksheets.
In addition to this activity, I am also providing 4 nonfiction articles that link to the stories covered in this unit.
o A study of schizophrenia (connected to “The Tell-Tale Heart” &
“The Fall of the House of Usher”). Includes a student
o A study of Cyanide Poisoning & Formaldehyde (connects to
o A study of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (connects to Major
Morris of “The Monkey’s Paw”). Includes a student worksheet.