6th/7th Grade English Language Arts Through Literature - Tuck Everlasting (MBTP)
In this 4-week course, learners will explore fantasy fiction while analyzing parts of speech, myths & legends, write a cause & effect paragraph, and debate utilizing the Moving Beyond the Page(MBTP) Tuck Everlasting 6/7th grade ELA unit.
Angelia Derrick, MFA
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Completed by 2 learners
Twice per week
over 4 weeks
learners per class
per learner - per class
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Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
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***The September section has one learner enrolled -- we need one more learner for the section to go.*** This class uses the Moving Beyond the Page Language Arts curriculum. As such learners will use literature to learn language arts, develop their critical thinking and creativity skills, and use the 6+1 traits of writing approach (Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions, Presentations). A Summary of Skills will be provided when you enroll that tells you which...
I studied literature throughout my bachelor's program as part of the creative writing emphasis. I have been teaching middle and high school level students for several years how to analyze texts (movies and books), write essays, and creative writing. Published writer in nonfiction (articles and books) and fiction (short stories, novellas, and novels). Writing young adult fantasy and space opera under the pen name Angelia Almos. Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting Bachelor of Arts in Applied Arts: Creative Writing Certificates from Institute of Children's Literature Certificates from Institute for Writers
Students will need to read and study the texts, do the weekly workbook activity pages, do short written responses outside of class, and research and write an essay.
1 file available upon enrollmentStudents will need a word processor to write paper assignments, a journal/notebook/google doc is recommended for journaling thoughts and extra/non-workbook assignments, a printer to print up the workbook pages or pdf editor to do them on their computer, and a cell phone with a camera or scanner to turn in workbook pages. Families will need to purchase the Moving Beyond the Page student activity pages to download. Direct links to purchase the student activity pages will be provided after enrollment. MBTP Activity Pages - Tuck Everlasting - $4.99 The following text/book will be used throughout the class. Families may purchase (print, ebook, or audio) or borrow from their local library. Prices listed below were found on Amazon. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit - $5.49 Rent/stream/borrow: Tuck Everlasting (2002) PG
Your Final Grade will be determined from your homework grades, project grades, and test grades. Projects grading rubrics will be provided with the assignment. Assignments, papers, projects, and tests will have due dates and late assignments will receive a deduction. Accommodations and extensions can be given when asked for before the due date. Learners can opt out of receiving a grade.
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 2 - 4 hours per week outside of class.
Outside sources may be referenced/used in the class for homework. Students will be referred to the Google Suite when it comes to some assignments, but they are welcome to use any word processor, slideshow presentation software, etc. that they normally use. Google suites does require a google email address to use, but students do not need to create their own account and are welcome to use their parents email address for the purpose of this class. Student DO NOT have to use Google Suites and are welcome to use any word processor or slideshow presentation software they have for their homework assignments. Tuck Everlasting has some moderate violence, an abduction of a female character, and a character dies.
This class uses the Moving Beyond the Page Ages 10-12 (6th/7th US) Language Arts curriculum. Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit Tuck Everlasting (2002) PG
Angelia Derrick, MFA
Lover of Books and Movies
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
101 total reviews
213 completed classes
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