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4-Week: Word Collector Book Club: Star Wars Jedi Skills: Build Vocabulary

Learn more words, make more money! Use Jedi skills to find the meaning of unknown words and become word experts. Be inspired by the picture book The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds to discover interesting words in your own reading!
30 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse 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

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Wed Sep 14

Sep 14 - Oct 5 (4 weeks)
1am - 1:30am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Thu Oct 13

Oct 13 - Nov 3 (4 weeks)
1am - 1:30am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.

Wed Nov 9

Nov 9 - Nov 30 (4 weeks)
2am - 2:30am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

•	Identify and collect interesting words in your own reading
•	Increase reading enjoyment and deepen understanding of the books you love
•	LEARN more words and teach others 
•	Become a more interesting person as you BUILD more strength
This course is modeled after a challenge I created for my 1st grade public school students 
during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 school year. 

Inspiration from the author created website:
•	Independently read 4 picture books with rich vocabulary 
        (from home or borrowed from the library)
•	Create a Word Collector Journal to list new and 
        interesting words from each book read 
        (Word Collector Journal document provided by the teacher)
•	Teach others your word expertise by sharing
         the top 2-4 words and meaning you learned each week
 2 files available upon enrollment
• Pencil • Highlighter pen • Students will need at least 4 picture books with rich vocabulary from home or borrowed from a public library. • Students will need access to a printer to print out the Word Collector Journal document that will be provided by the teacher OPTIONAL: A folder or clipboard to hold the Word Collector Journal
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students will teach others the words they learned in each book through live in-class presentations or pre-recorded videos shared on Padlet. 
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
•	Picking 4 vocabulary rich picture books
•	Independently reading each book
•	Independently writing new or interesting words in Word Collector Journal
•	Helping to find and write the meaning of words that will be shared in class

Materials: External Resources
(Teacher screen-share in class only)
(Link provided by teacher for students to share work online. 
No parent account needed. Only students in this class will 
have access to this Padlet page)
Picture Book: 
The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds (shared by the teacher)

Vocabulary Rich Picture Book Recommendation List created by the teacher (provided upon enrollment)

Word Collector Journal document created by the teacher (provided upon enrollment)

Inspiration from: The Word Collector's Website:


Katy Zia, Reading Master Jedi (M.ED)
Lives in the United States
Creating Real Life Challenges to Bring Your Learning to Life!
1 completed class

About Me

My classes focus on building communities and creating real-life challenges for elementary age students in the area of reading and math. Students in the primary grades can learn how to fail and bounce back, be confident, and be independent.

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