6th to 7th Grade: Ongoing Reading Course for Middle School (11 - 13)

Weekly Short Stories for ELA, English Language Arts: Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters; A supplemental reading comprehension and analysis class; I'll present a valuable blend of genres, critical thinking skills, and response writing.
125 total reviews for this teacher
11 reviews for this class
Completed by 91 learners

50 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does an β€œOngoing” course work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Available Times

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πŸ”₯ This class is in high demand! 2 of 7 classes have sold out.

Next on Wed Jun 8

Meets Once per week
11pm - 11:50pm
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
2 learners enrolled

Next on Wed Sep 7

Meets Once per week
12am - 12:50am
Outside 6am-10pm in your local time.
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Next on Wed Sep 7

Meets Once per week
10:30am - 11:20am
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Next on Thu Sep 8

Meets Once per week
7pm - 7:50pm
2 learners enrolled

Next on Fri Sep 9

Meets Once per week
12:30pm - 1:20pm
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Class Experience

Improve reading analysis, develop critical thinking skills, and build confidence in responding to literary questions. 
As this is an ongoing class format, all work will be initiated and completed in class. Some writing may spill-over the designated class time. Students will be encouraged to complete any pending assignments and submit them through the Outschool Classroom.
~ pen/pencil/paper

~ students may take notes on their own digital device
Informal & Formative assessments are a natural part of my interactive teaching style.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Marisa Hammond Olivares (GT, ELA, ESL, ELL, SPED)
Lives in the United States
Certified ELA Teacher; Master juggler of diversity, empathy & metaphors
125 total reviews
149 completed classes

About Me

My English courses are centered around thought-provoking critical reading skills, effective writing, and verbalizing one's interpretation of a literary text. I believe in living, laughing, and learning. With this said, my learning goals are for my...Β 
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