Project based learning: Who Killed Edgar Allen Poe

Project based learning: Who Killed Edgar Allen Poe
Grade Levels
Resource Type
Product Rating
3.9
8 ratings
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

853 KB|30 pages
Share
Product Description
Who or What Killed Edgar Allen Poe?

Edgar Allen Poe’s death has been the subject of speculation for over 150 years. Have your students meet the suspects, compare and contrast eyewitness statements of his symptoms to current medical knowledge, and write persuasive pieces to promote their theory of who or what killed Poe.

Rubrics, a number of extension activities and extra credit assignments are included (in editable format) as well as character dossiers of people in Poe’s life, the lesson plan and other materials your students need to conduct their own investigations and arrive at their own conclusions.

Project based learning (PBL) allows students gain knowledge and skills by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to an authentic, engaging and complex question, problem, or challenge. This project sharpens understanding of point of view, examining bias in a text, inference, characterization and cultural basis of literature while using logic, the scientific method & compare and contrast.

Check out other Poe and American Lit. products and freebies

Poe's Cask of Amontillado reader's theater
Poe reader's theaters & PPT
American Literature Bundle 100+ pages
Rip Van Winkle
Mark Twain reader's theater

Autumn themed scripture graphics free
Harvest themed scripture graphics free
Spooky scripture graphics free
Phillis Wheatley reader's theater and PPT
Plagiarism reader's theater
Back to school class expectations reader's theater script FREE

Free Christian drama resources at Fools for Christ
Free interactive Bible games
Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
3 days
Report this Resource
Loading...
$3.00
Digital Download
More products from Kathleen Applebee
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
Product Thumbnail
$0.00
$3.00
Digital Download
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up