7th to 8th Grade: Ongoing Reading Course; Literature for Middle School
Marisa Hammond Olivares; (GT, ELA, ESL, ELL, SPED)
Weekly Short Stories for ELA & English Language Arts: Spring, Summer, and Fall Semesters; A supplemental #academic, reading comprehension, and analysis class that builds confidence; I'll present a valuable blend of genres, critical thinking skills, and short answer prompts.
US Grade 7 - 8
This class is best suited for 7th and 8th-grade students. Small-Group Instruction This allows me to work closely with each student to evaluate students' learning strengths, locate gaps in their reading development, and tailor lessons focused on specific learning objectives. Ongoing Format This is an ELA supplemental course in an Ongoing format. This provides an easier payment option through weekly installments. Plus, this format eliminates the fear of a long-term commitment for parents and...
Improve reading analysis, develop critical thinking skills, and build confidence in the creation of literary responses. My goal is for my students to gain confidence in their interpretations and responses.
Homework OfferedAs this is an ongoing class format, all work will be initiated and completed in class.
Assessments OfferedInformal & Formative assessments are a natural part of my teaching style.
0~ pen/pencil/paper ~ students may take notes on their own digital device
The Bet by Anton Chekhov ~ The conversation in the opening scene is a dinner party where the guests debate capital punishment and life in prison. This topic is what leads to the bet taking place. A character voluntarily agrees to 15 years of solitary confinement for 2 million dollars. The remainder of the story focuses on how the character evolves and gains knowledge through the books he reads while in confinement.
Meet the teacher
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...
1x per week
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(13)
Completed by 138 learners
Live video meetings
2-8 learners per class