Advanced Reading and Writing Strategies (Grades 5-7)
In this course, students in grades 5-7 will work on advanced reading, analysis, grammar, and writing skills appropriate for the middle-grade levels.
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Completed by 51 learners
Once per week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does an “Ongoing” 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
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Thank you for your interest in my class! I'm so happy that you are here! This class is suitable for students in grades 5-6 (or struggling grade 7) who wish to learn more advanced reading and writing strategies and techniques. Students will read short passages (fiction or nonfiction), complete writing activities, and answer analysis questions. This class moves students past recall (who, what, when, where) and encourages students to analyze, think critically, and support ideas with evidence. In...
Students will be able to: 1. Determine how writers alter meaning through literary devices 2. Recognize plot elements in short stories and analyze characters 3. Identify main ideas and specific details in an article 4. Determine the difference between theme and main ideas 5. Write effective paragraphs 6. Discuss cause and effect relationships in non-fiction texts 7. Gather information and provide textual evidence 8. Construct written responses that demonstrate grade-level skills of analysis
I am a secondary English teacher with certifications in gifted education and special education. I am also pursuing my MAE and am an avid reader and writer.
Students will have short optional writing assignments. If you would like them checked, please send to me.
printouts, writing supplies or google docs
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Quizzes and formative assessments
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
The teacher will provide reading sources. Each source will be available in PDF format for easy accessibility.
B.S.Ed, TESOL, MAET Inclusive & Interactive Educator
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
212 total reviews
288 completed classes
Thank you for visiting my Outschool profile! As my full-time career, I teach at a public school. In my classes, I work with all levels of students (IEP students, general education, and gifted students). My goal as a teacher is to foster critical...