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October 20, 2019

Poe is the MASTER of spooky, horrifying and down right messed up story telling. And teaching his works are essential, ESPECIALLY this time of year. A couple of weeks ago, I shared my lesson for The Cask of Amontillado. But what about the author? It's important to know...

October 13, 2019

Here's the thing - no matter what age our students are, they're never too young for arts and crafts. Every year, I loved to have students build their own monster and write a piece about their fun monster they created and it's so FUN. They really get into it!

This is a f...

October 6, 2019

It's the spookiest month of the year and it's time to ENGAGE THOSE KIDDOS. One of my favorite stories from Edgar Allan Poe is The Cask of Amontillado. It's a nail bitter and students are HOOKED when they read it. It's a spooky story with a twisted ending, and the lesso...

September 29, 2019

IT'S MY FAVORITE MONTH OF THE YEARRRRR. Halloween isn't really my thing. I just consider it the unofficial start of the holiday season and I LOVE IT SO MUCH. I love fall and all things fallish, which includes Halloween! So - in honor of the unofficial start of the holi...