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A Banquet of Books for Voracious Readers

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(160)
In this course, students will read a book every week and be prepared to discuss it.

Class experience

US Grade 4 - 7
  • Students will improve their reading comprehension, listening and speaking skills.
I have taught ELA for 40 years.  I have taught  and loved all of these books previously. 
Homework Offered
Students will need to read each book before class and be prepared to discuss it. Homework time will depend on their reading speed.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
No formal assessment.
Grades Offered
Students will need to purchase copies of the books 
The Giver is a dystopian book and has some implied violence and mature themes. Touching Spirit Bear has some violence.   Where the Red Fern Grows and Freak the Mighty have  sad  endings. Matilda is about a girl with magic powers. 
Joined May, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree in Music/Theater/Arts
Bachelor's Degree in English
Wisconsin Teaching Certificate - English/Language Arts
Words, words, words.  Where would we be without them?  They can make us laugh,cry, feel, think, reflect and push us to change the world.  I have 40 years of experience teaching English Language Arts to adolescents-- and I am still smiling!  What... 
Group Class


1x per week
50 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 9-13
2-8 learners per class

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