Write a news story about Ed Gein as if either you are writing from the perspective of a reporter in the 1950s or if Ed Gein committed the crimes in modern times.
Create a timeline based on the information given in the novel that show the events that happened in Ed's life that were most significant.
Do a small bit of research until you find a new fact about Ed Gein that is not mentioned in the book. Share your fact with the rest of the class.
Create a map that shows the town of Plainfield as you imagine it. Include Ed's house, Mary's tavern, and some of the other places mentioned in the book.
Letter to the Author
Write a letter to Harold Schechter in which you ask him at least one question about the book that is not answered already. For...
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