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3rd, 4th, 5th Grade Small Reading Class: Charlotte's Web

In this 5-week novel study, students will read and analyze the incredible story of the friendship between a pig, a girl, and a spider.
Amy Harper, B.S., M.Ed.
80 total reviews for this teacher
10 reviews for this class
Completed by 32 learners
Class
45 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 5 weeks
8-11
year olds
3-8
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will gain experience analyzing fiction text for setting, theme, plot, figures of speech, and character study. Students will also practice paragraph writing through weekly writing activities.
I've taught numerous age groups in various settings over the years.  I love discussing books and inspiring students to read more. Taking turns is promoted and guided in all of my classes, so that the talkative and shy alike can participate.
Weekly reading and optional writing assignments are given during each class.  Almost all of the reading is done independently outside of class. Students are expected to read about 50-60 pages a week from the Charlotte's Web novel.  Since reading speed varies widely, consider how much time it would take for your student to read about ten pages a day, five days a week. A small writing activity is introduced at the end of each class.  Students who wish to receive a grade/assessment will need to finish the writing and submit it within 24 hours of the class. A typical 4th or 5th grade student should be able to complete the work in less than an hour and a half a week. 
Students will need a copy of Scholastic Inc. Charlotte's Web to maintain consistency with page numbers assigned by the teacher. It is available on Amazon under the search "Charlotte's Web Scholastic" for under 7 dollars. Students will also need the free app Kahoot (with parent permission.) The teacher will also post a print-out packet a few days prior to the first class. This handout packet will be available on the classroom page.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
All students will receive an informal assessment through the Parent Conversation emails in Outschool at the end of the course.  Parents who wish to receive actual letter grades for the student's finished work will need to let Miss Amy know at the beginning of the course.  The graded work needs submitted within 24 hours of being assigned. 
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Parents permission is needed for students to use the Kahoot app or website.  No account needs created.  The teacher holds the account.  Students only need access to the app or site before being given a pin number from the teacher.
Charlotte's Web, handout packet, Kahoot (Parent permission)

Teacher

Amy Harper, B.S., M.Ed.
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Engaging and Experienced English Language Arts Teacher: Group and Private Lessons
80 total reviews
212 completed classes

About Me

Hello! 
I love teaching grammar and composition skills to students of all ages. When I'm not helping students write more effectively, I'm hosting book groups and book-related programs. I've worked as an elementary, middle school, and high school... 
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